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.

Applying for a Local File Closure

Please submit the following to the Guelph Police Service in person or by mail:

If you wish to mail the application, please provide payment as indicated on the request form.  Please make certified cheques and money orders payable to the "Guelph Police Service".

Mailing Address:

Attention: Manager, Data Services
Guelph Police Service
15 Wyndham St. S.
Guelph, ON N1H 4C6

How long will this this take?

  • If approved by the Guelph Police Service, it could take up to 1 year to receive the appropriate documents from the RCMP (View the RCMP Policy) and you will receive written notification when the sealing process has been completed.
  • If denied, you will have 60 days to apply for the Reconsideration Process. Applicants will be informed, in writing, of the final decision.


For Guelph Police Service fees, please refer to By-Law 149 (2013). The Local File Closure fees can be found under the “Reports” section.