Employer Organizations Enrolled with the CRRP

The Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) mandates specific employers in BC to ensure that staff working with children and/or vulnerable adults complete a criminal record check through the Criminal Records Review Program (CRRP). Employer, as defined in the CRRA, includes any organization that is provincially funded (50%+), licensed, or contracted.

Applying for an Employer Account

Review the below employers to determine if your organization is required to screen its employees through the CRRP.

To apply for an account, complete the Organization Registration Process.

Licensed Childcare and Adult Care Facilities

Owners, operators, and managers of a licensed family-run childcare, or a licensed or registered adult care facility, must undergo a criminal record check by the CRRP. The local Health Authority responsible for governing licensed childcare facilities or adult care facilities will inform the proposed owners, operators, or managers of the criminal record check requirement.

Employees and volunteers of licensed childcare or adult care facilities must undergo a CRRP criminal record check.

Individuals that are 12 years old or over and are ordinarily present on the premises of a licensed childcare or licensed or registered adult care facility must undergo a CRRP criminal record check. This includes:

  • Exchange students
  • Tenants
  • Spouses
  • Any other individual that may be ordinarily present on the premises of the child care or adult care facility

Unlicensed Childcare Facilities

Owners, operators, and managers of a license-not-required childcare facility must undergo a criminal record check by the CRRP. The local Child Care Resource and Referral Center is responsible for governing license-not-required childcare facilities will inform the owners, operators or managers of the criminal record check requirement.

Employees and volunteers of a license-not-required childcare facility must undergo a CRRP criminal record check.

Individuals that are 12 years old or over and are ordinarily present in a license-not-required childcare or licensed or registered adult care facility must undergo a CRRP criminal record check. This includes:

  • Exchange students
  • Tenants
  • Spouses
  • Any other individual that may be ordinarily present on the premises of the child care or adult care facility

Companies Contracted by Provincially Operated or Funded Organizations

Provincially funded, operated, or licensed facilities that hire contractors must ensure all contractors who work with or have potential unsupervised access to children and/or vulnerable adults are screened by the CRRP. An Authorized Contact at the provincial entity is responsible for facilitating the criminal record checks for contractors.

Please visit the Contractor Criminal Record Check Screenings page for an explanation and example of this process.

Teacher Regulation Branch

Teachers in BC are required to undergo a CRRP criminal record check prior to being licensed. Additionally, CRRP criminal record checks must be repeated every five years. Visit the Teacher Regulation Branch website for more information.

Post-Secondary Institutions

Post-secondary students working with children and/or vulnerable adults as part of a practicum must undergo a criminal record check by the CRRP.

Governing Bodies and Regulated Professions

Members of the following governing bodies are required to undergo a CRRP criminal record check for licensing purposes at least once every 5 years:

International Employees

The CRRP recommends that organizations hiring employees from outside Canada request that applicants provide a criminal record check from their home country in addition to completing a criminal record check in B.C.