Local File Closure

What is it?

The Guelph Police Service will consider sealing non-conviction adult fingerprints, photographs and dispositions in accordance with the Guelph Police Service Fingerprint/Photograph Destruction policy.

How to Apply?

Please download and complete the Local File Closure Request Form.

There is a $40 processing fee:

  • If you wish to apply in person attend to Customer Service  at the Guelph Police Service

        Monday - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm 

        Tuesday to Friday - 8:00 am to 5:45 pm

        Saturday 9:00 am to 1:45 pm (closed 12:00 - 12:30 for lunch)

  • If you wish to mail the application, please include a certified cheque or money order made payable to the Guelph Police Service.

Mailing Address:

Attention: Sandra Odorico

Guelph Police Service
15 Wyndham St. S.
Guelph, Ontario
N1H 4C6

How Long?

  • You will receive written notification of a decision within 30 days from receiving the request.
  • If approved, it could take up to 2 years to receive the appropriate documents from the RCMP and you will receive further written notification when the sealing process has been completed.
  • If denied you will have 60 days to request a Reconsideration Process. Applicants will be informed in writing of the final decision as soon as possible.