Criminal record checks

Last updated on June 12, 2024

People who work with vulnerable adults or children under 19 may need a criminal record check through the Criminal Records Review Program (CRRP).


A CRRP criminal record check is only for people who work with children or vulnerable adults. Learn about the process, including fees, timelines and offences. When you're ready, apply for a criminal record check.


The Criminal Records Review Act applies to some types of organizations. These organizations must screen people who work with children or vulnerable adults through the CRRP. In this section, manage your organization account and learn how to screen applicants.

Ministry of Children and Family Development

The ministry has a unique process for CRRP criminal record checks. Learn who needs a criminal record check and how to screen them.