Police Information Check Unit

Calgary Police Service

Provides Information Checks for employment, volunteer opportunities and other relevant purposes, as well; provides Police Record Check information for persons applying for a record suspension (formerly a Pardon).

Service offers:

  • Police Information Check searches from three databases and the results are provided on a Calgary Police Service certificate letter
  • disclosure will include Canada-wide Criminal Record History, Vulnerable Sector Search (if required) and Police History; this includes Local Police Information and Alberta Provincial court records
  • for further information visit webpage

Yes, Check Unit will not disclose to a third party – any specific information will be disclosed to the applicant only.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • drop in at one of the district offices or apply online.

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

For status of your police check please refer to the following website for current processing date: https://policeinformationcheck.calgarypolice.ca Once application is processed please allow 2 - 3 business days to receive, unless further follow-up is required of you, to which you will be notified.

Web Site
Arabic; Cantonese; French; Korean; Mandarin; Punjabi; Spanish; Vietnamese; Telephone line message in various languages. Interpreter and translator service if required.
Fee: Yes,

Payment can be made by AMEX, Visa, Master
Card, or Interac/Debit. Cash is also accepted at the CPS Westwinds Campus only. $30.00 if required for employment; adoption, immigration, or other $15.00 if required for volunteer positions or an unpaid practicum only (with a letter from your organization)

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Volunteer rate of $15 charged if an original, signed letter, from a charitable, non-profit organization is provided.

Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Last Verified On
August 27, 2021
5111 47 Street NE
Calgary, AB, T3J 3R2
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Hours of Operation
07:30 AM to 04:00 PM
07:30 AM to 04:00 PM
07:30 AM to 04:00 PM
10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
07:30 AM to 04:00 PM

Not available Saturdays and Sundays, closed statutory holidays. Please note that times may vary for certain services.