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POLICE RECORD CHECK NOTIFICATION

PROCESSING TIMES: As of December 17, 2018, Halton Police are processing Police Record Checks submitted before October 11 for volunteer purposes and November 17 for employment purposes. If you submitted your record check after this date, it has not been completed. Please look at your receipt to see what day you applied for your record check. Record Checks are processed by the date they were received.



Completed Record Checks will be mailed to the address indicated on your Police Record Check.

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Police Record Checks

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Please note our Holiday hours for December 24 - 8:00am - 12:00pm and December 31 - 8:00am - 12:00pm.

The Halton Regional Police Service provides Police Record Checks to all residents of the Region of Halton, for volunteer or employment purposes. This service is offered ONLINE or you may attend one of our 5 locations listed below. If you do not live in Burlington, Oakville, Milton and the Town of Halton Hills you must apply to the police service within your jurisdiction.

As of November 1, 2018, the Police Record Check Reform Act will be enacted. This legislation introduces a clear, consistent and comprehensive set of standards to govern how police record checks are conducted and disclosed in Ontario.

The Halton Regional Police Service offers three types of Police Record Checks for the members of the public who reside in the Halton Region. If you are unsure as to which Record Check you need to complete, please see our reference table.

If you have further questions regarding record checks, please review our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Fees

Effective January 1, 2019 all Police Record Checks will be $30, whether you apply ONLINE or in person.

Halton Regional Police Service will be implementing this price change in an effort to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of the services we provide to the members of our community.

  Criminal Record Check Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check Vulnerable Sector Check
Employment $25.00 $25.00 $25.00
Volunteer $25.00 $25.00 $25.00
Student $25.00 $25.00 $25.00

Note: There is a certification charge of $5.00 for each additional copy of Police Records Checks required or requested. Copies will only be issued at the time the initial Police Records Check is completed. If a Police Records check is required for another purpose at a future date, a new application must be made. Copies cannot be made of the Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

How to Apply

Online

Click here to learn more about Police Checks and to apply online.

Please note: online police record checks may not be suitable for everyone. Please review the online information contained in the link carefully to determine if this is the right choice for you.

In Person

Applications can be submitted in person at any of our District offices within the Region. Please see the list of district locations below for the hours of operation.

Locations

Applications for Police Records Checks may be completed and submitted in person at the following locations:

Headquarters
2485 North Service Road West, Oakville
M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

11 Division
217 Guelph Street, Georgetown
M-F 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

12 Division
490 Childs Drive, Milton
M-F 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

20 Division
95 Oak Walk Drive, Oakville
M-F 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sat. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

30 Division
3800 Constable Henshaw Blvd. Burlington
M-F 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Identification

Two pieces of valid government-issued identification must be provided. One must have the applicant's name, date of birth and photo on it.

Examples include:

  • Age of majority card
  • Driver's licence
  • Birth certificate
  • Citizenship card
  • Passport
  • Military identification card
  • Certificate of Indian Status Card
  • Permanent Residence Card
  • Ontario Photo Card
  • Identification from another province/country

Note: Outdoor Cards and Boating Licences are not considered acceptable I.D.

Processing Time:

The turnaround time for processing Police Records Checks varies from two (2) to four (4) weeks from the date of application. Priority is given to those required for employment purposes.

Note: Response time could extend beyond four weeks, however, due to unpredictable increases in demand for this service, depending on the time of year and/or if applicants have resided outside of the Region of Halton within the past five years.

All Police Record Checks will be forwarded to the attention of applicants by mail.

For information regarding Police Record Checks, contact:
Information and Records Services
Tel: (905) 825-4777 Ext. 4712
recordchecks@haltonpolice.ca

OR

For privacy concerns/access to information, contact:
Manager, Information and Records Services
Halton Regional Police Service
2485 North Service Road West,
Oakville, Ontario, L6M 0Y3
Tel: (905) 825-4777 Ext. 5000