The myBackcheck.com service available through this page is intended for residents living in the communities policed by Halifax Regional Police (Halifax, Dartmouth and the communities extending from Bedford to the Sambro Loop). If you are not a resident of this area but would like to complete a Canadian Criminal Record Check, please click here.


Halifax Regional Police (HRP) will attempt to complete all check requests within 3 business days.

Results of the search of the National Repository of Criminal Records and locally held HRP Records
will be provided directly within your myBackCheck.com account. These results can be shared online.

If applicable, results of the pardoned sex-offender search will be sent to you via direct email from HRP.
Instructions will be provided should you wish to upload these results to your online account.

A standard Criminal Record Check is appropriate for most types of employment and volunteering if you will NOT be in a position of trust or authority over children or another vulnerable group.
This check includes:
  • a name-based search of the National Repository of Criminal Records
  • a search of locally held convictions and findings of guilt at HRP

OR

A Vulnerable Sector Check is required ONLY when you will be in a direct position of trust or authority over children, the elderly, the disabled, or another vulnerable group. This position may be paid or volunteer.
This check includes:
  • a name-based search of the National Repository of Criminal Records
  • a search of locally held convictions and findings of guilt at HRP
  • a query of the pardoned sex-offender database

If you are unsure what type of check you require please confirm with the requesting organization.

If you are a volunteer with an organization that possesses an agreement with
Halifax Regional Police you can complete this check for a reduced rate.
Contact the requesting organization for more information.


Halifax Community Organizations:

If you possess a Memorandum of Understanding with Halifax Regional Police you must create an account with myBackCheck.com to be able to invite applicants to complete checks at the reduced volunteer rate. Set up and use of the secure, paperless account is completely FREE and allows organizations to order, store, and manage their checks.

Benefits of myBackCheck.com registration

 
  • The ability to invite applicants to complete a record check at your fingertips
  • Secure online storage of results
  • Choose from organization-sponsored or applicant-paid record checks
  • Set validity and renewal periods for your record checks

Organizations – Click here to Register

OR call 1-877-455-6699 and speak with a myBackCheck.com representative for further information.