Criminal Record Check

What is it?

This check is intended for applicants who are involved as a volunteer, employee or in any situation where a basic Criminal Record Check is requested (e.g., retail or immigration).

You must be a current resident within the city limits of Guelph and have proof of that address.

This check is NOT for individuals seeking a position with children or the vulnerable sector.

A Criminal Record Check will include:

  • Criminal convictions.
  • Summary convictions.
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act findings of guilt will be released on applications to government institutions/organizations.

A Criminal Record Check will not include:

  • Outstanding entries, such as charges and warrants.
  • Absolute and conditional discharges.
  • Current judicial orders, including Peace Bonds, Probation and Prohibition orders under the Criminal Code of Canada.
  • Convictions where a pardon/record suspension has been granted.
  • Convictions under provincial statutes.
  • Local police contacts.
  • Ministry of Transportation information.
  • Family Court Restraining Orders.
  • Foreign information.
  • A Vulnerable Sector query.
  • Diversions.
  • Any reference to incidents involving mental health contact.
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act information beyond disclosure date.
  • Dispositions including, but not limited to, Withdrawn, Dismissed, and cases of Not Criminally Responsible by Reason of Mental Disorder.