OPP record checks moving online

ORILLIA – A June 6 media release states the OPP is moving record checks online as of June 13. The new process will allow those living in OPP-policed communities to submit requests for police record checks at opp.ca/recordchecks.

“On average, the OPP completes 140,000 police record checks every year,” Deputy Commissioner Chris Harkins, Field Operations said in the release.

The online application process will allow members of the public to apply quickly, easily and securely for: Criminal Record Check (CRC); Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (CRJMC); Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC), and; OPP Non-Parent Custody Check (LE213).

Payment will be collected electronically as part of the online application process, with results delivered directly to the applicant through a secure portal link.

The fees for record checks remain unchanged: Record checks ($41); Fingerprints ($90), and; volunteer checks (free).

Additional information will be available for the public at opp.ca/recordchecks as of June 13.