Criminal History Check (Canada)
Criminal record checks are provided through use of your name and date of birth or by submission your fingerprints. If a certified record check is required or if the name and date of birth inquiry matches an individual in the CPIC system submission of fingerprints to the National database becomes mandatory.
Criminal record checks, also referred to as police clearances, criminal background checks, criminal checks, police checks, police certificates or CPIC checks, are processed through the Canadian Police Information Center (CPIC) database. Results can be provided as early as the same day.