Criminal Background Checks

Provided by: RCMP - AKA: Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Service Description

Individuals may request different types of criminal record checks (CRCs) that are often required for employment, volunteering, or adoption screening. Types of CRCs:
  • Name-based Criminal Background Check: Uses names and date of birth to check a person's criminal history
  • Certified Criminal Background Check: Uses fingerprints when a name-based criminal record checks do not provide a definite way of confirming a person's identity
  • Police Information Check: Also known as police certificate, background check, or reference check
  • Vulnerable Sector Check: Police information check plus a check to see if a person has a record suspension (pardon) for sexual offenses

Information

Eligibility:
Open to all
Fees:
Varies * Contact for details
How to Access:
Visit the detachment in your area
Documents Required:
See website for details * Two pieces of ID (one must be a photo ID)
Language:
English * French
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

Service Locations & Contact Info

    • 39544 Route 2, Elmsdale, PE C0B 1K0
      Western Rd, Veteran's Memorial Highway
      • Coverage Area:
        West Prince
      • Disabilities Access:
        Wheelchair accesible
      • Mon:8am - 4pm
        Tue:8am - 4pm
        Wed:8am - 4pm
        Thu:8am - 4pm
        Fri:8am - 4pm
      • Hours listed are administrative * Policing is a 24/7 service
    • General Inquiries
      Non-emergency
      902-853-9300
    • 29 Schurmans Point Road, Summerside, PE C1N 4J9
      • Coverage Area:
        East Prince except Summerside and Kensington
      • Disabilities Access:
        Wheelchair accessible
      • Mon:8am - 4pm
        Tue:8am - 4pm
        Wed:8am - 4pm
        Thu:8am - 4pm
        Fri:8am - 4pm
      • Hours listed are administrative * Policing is a 24/7 service
    • General Inquiries
      Non-emergency
      902-436-9300
    • 5199 A A MacDonald Highway, Montague, PE C0A 1R0
      • Coverage Area:
        Kings County * Wood Islands * Vernon Bridge * Vernon River
      • Disabilities Access:
        Wheelchair accessible
      • Mon:8am - 4pm
        Tue:8am - 4pm
        Wed:8am - 4pm
        Thu:8am - 4pm
        Fri:8am - 4pm
      • Hours listed are administrative * Policing is a 24/7 service
    • General Inquiries
      902-838-9300
    • 153 Maypoint Road, Charlottetown, PE C1E 1X5
      • Coverage Area:
        Queens except Charlottetown
      • Disabilities Access:
        Wheelchair accessible
      • Mon:8am - 4pm
        Tue:8am - 4pm
        Wed:8am - 4pm
        Thu:8am - 4pm
        Fri:8am - 4pm
      • Hours listed are administrative * Policing is a 24/7 service
    • General Inquiries
      Non-emergency
      902-368-9300
    • 198 Main Street, Souris, PE C0A 2B0
      • Coverage Area:
        Kings County * Wood Islands * Vernon Bridge * Vernon River
      • Disabilities Access:
        Wheelchair accessible
      • Mon:8am - 4pm
        Tue:8am - 4pm
        Wed:8am - 4pm
        Thu:8am - 4pm
        Fri:8am - 4pm
      • Hours listed are administrative * Policing is a 24/7 service
    • General Inquiries
      Non-emergency
      902-687-9300