Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check

What is it?

It is a collection of offence information, including convictions, outstanding warrants, charges and judicial orders available from a local police agency's records management system and other systems/records where authorized.

This check is NOT intended for applicants who are seeking volunteer and/or employment with vulnerable persons.

You must be a current resident within the city limits of Guelph and have proof of that address to request this record check.

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check will include:

  • Criminal convictions from CPIC and/or local databases.
  • Outstanding entries, such as charges and warrants, judicial orders, peace bonds, probation and prohibition orders, as per CPIC policy.
  • Absolute and conditional discharges within the applicable disclosure period.
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act findings of guilt will be released on applications to government institutions/organizations.

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check will not include:

  • Convictions where a pardon/record suspension has been granted.
  • Convictions under provincial statutes.
  • Local Police Contact.
  • Family Court restraining orders
  • Dispositions including, but not limited to, withdrawn, dismissed, and cases of not criminally responsible by reason of mental disorder.
  • Ministry of Transportation information.
  • Suspect information that would hinder an ongoing investigation or where the suspect has not been contacted.
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) charges or information beyond applicable disclosure period.
  • Diversions.
  • Any reference to incidents involving mental health contact.