Criminal reference check requirements for Faculty of Social and Community Services Programs

You must have a current Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screen submitted by the due date in order to attend placement. The information below applies to Faculty of Social & Community Services students only, based on individual program requirements.  Students enrolled in programs with the Faculty of Health Sciences should visit this page or email HS@urhamcollege.ca  for direction regarding CRCs.

Request for Student Criminal Background Check and Vulnerable Sector Search

Please ensure that you provide all requested information when completing the linked form.  We will use this information to draft the letter, which will be emailed to your dcmail account.  Allow 3 business days for this to be completed.  Follow-up inquiries should be sent to SCS@durhamcollege.ca from your dcmail account.

Once received, bring the completed letter along with your government issued Photo ID and payment to the Durham Regional Police Services address that is indicated on the letter.

Request for Student Criminal Background Check and Vulnerable Sector Search

Please ensure that you provide all requested information when completing the linked form.  We will use this information to draft the letter, which will be emailed to your dcmail account.  Allow 3 business days for this to be completed.  Follow-up inquiries should be sent to SCS@durhamcollege.ca from your dcmail account.

Once completed, bring the letter along with your government issued Photo ID and payment to your local police station or OPP detachment closest to where you currently reside. It is highly recommended that you call ahead of time to ensure that the service that is closest to you is equipped to run CRC with VSS, as not all services can provide this for you.

If you live in the City of Toronto, please contact the Faculty of Social & Community Services  to book an appointment with a designate who can assist you with a Toronto Waiver.  At this appointment, you will need to provide a government issued photo ID (i.e., your driver’s license, health card, passport etc.).  If photo ID is not available, please bring a birth certificate or another official document stating full name including full mailing address, (i.e., rental agreement, bank statement, utility bill or credit card statement, etc.).