Draw down accounts for criminal record checks

Establishing a DrawDown Account

An organization that has registered with the Criminal Records Review Program (CRRP), and meets the drawdown account criteria, may establish a drawdown account to pay for criminal record checks by contacting crrp.drawdowns@gov.bc.ca for more information and instructions.

Please note that an account must submit at least 10 criminal record check each month in order to qualify.

Note: Each criminal record check costs $28. The CRRP sends account holders a monthly statement and recommends that accounts are maintained with a balance to cover at least two months of criminal record checks.

Using a DrawDown Account for Manual Record Checks

For manual criminal record checks, both CRR013 and CRR014 must be submitted together by the organizations Authorized Contact Person.

The CRR013 must include:

  • Schedule type and works with category
  • Part 1: Applicant Information
  • Part 2: Organization Information
  • Applications position
  • The applicants physical signature and date signed

The CRR014 must include:

  • All applicants names that are submitted on the attached CRR013 forms (maximum of 15)
  • The name of your organization
  • Contact phone number
  • Draw Down Account #
  • Authorized Contact name (printed)
  • Authorized Contact physical signature
  • Date signed

Adding funds to an Account

Once a drawdown account has been established you can add additional funds to your account by sending the CRRP an Application for Criminal Record Check Payment Form:

  • The form can be obtained by contacting the CRRP at crrp.drawdowns@gov.bc.ca
  • The form must be filled out with the payors information, the amount of top up as well as either:
    • Credit Card information (only Visa and Mastercard are accepted), or
    • A money order made payable to the Minister of Finance, or
    • A certified, or business, cheque made payable to the Minister of Finance (personal cheques are not accepted)
  • The form and payment must be submitted by mail (we cannot take payment be email or phone) to:

Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
Criminal Records Review Program
Policing and Security Programs Branch
Security Programs Division
PO Box 9217 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC V8W 9J1

Online Record Checks using DrawDown Accounts

When you submit a criminal record check through the Organization-Based Online Service, the fees will be withdrawn from your account automatically.

Please Note: Drawdown accounts cannot be used to pay for applications submitted through the applicant based eCRC.