Police Information Checks (PIC)
Police Information Checks (PIC), formerly called Criminal Record Checks, can be obtained for the purpose of volunteer work, employment, practicum, or school within Canada. Individuals must present two pieces of government issued identification, one of which must be photo identification. The fee for a Police Information Check is $62.00 and is payable by exact cash, Interac, Visa or MasterCard.
You must be a resident of Prince George or surrounding area to obtain a Police Information Check (PIC) from the Prince George RCMP. If you do not reside in Prince George or surrounding area, you must attend the RCMP Detachment or police department in the community where you reside. The fees may differ from community to community.
There is no fee for a Police Information Check if you are volunteering with a non-profit organization. In order to have the fee waived you must provide a volunteer letter on agency letterhead that shows letterhead and full address of the organization. The letter must include:
- The applicant’s name;
- Whether the applicant will be involved with or is responsible for vulnerable people, and;
- That the volunteer is not being remunerated in any way for his or her services.
There is also no fee for students if the Police Information Check is pertaining to their field of studies, such as a practicum. A Letter of Acceptance from the current educational institution must accompany the PIC application.
Police Information Check (PIC) Form
Receive an automated e-mail with an attached Police Information Check form in PDF format.
In order to open a PDF document, it may be necessary to download a PDF viewer, free of charge. A PDF viewer is available for download.
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