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20 November 2014 - Criminal Record Check Process ChangesWarning - this news article expired on 2014-12-20. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Criminal Record Check Process Changes


Belleville, Ontario The Belleville Police Service is advising that a change in the way Criminal Record Checks will be processed will start on Monday, November, 24th2014 as well as the application itself will be different in appearance.


The Belleville Police Service is encouraging those seeking a criminal record check to visit the Belleville Police Service website at and make the application on line. The new service means convenient access online, 24/7/365 on any device with internet service. Identification will be verified on-line, payment can be either by credit card or Interac bank transfer. Upon the verification of the identification, the application will be processed. The applicant can track the progress on line as well.  When the criminal record check is completed, it will be mailed to the applicant at the address that was provided.


The Belleville Police Service will continue to accept criminal record check applications at the Belleville Police Service, but with limited hours effective Monday, November 24th, 2014. Hours will be Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm ONLY.


The Belleville Police Service are offering anyone who uses the on line system a $10.00 discount off the front counter fees as an incentive and thank you, for using the new on line service.


Costs to apply online vs attending in person is asfollows: 









$15 (requires letter)

$25 (requires letter)


$15 (requires letter)

$25 (requires letter)

Payment method

Credit card/Interac

Cash only exact change



Monday-Friday 9 4PM

Identification Verified

On line

In person






Of importance:  The Belleville Police Service will be accepting criminal record check applications (on the present application) until Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 4:00pm. No criminal record checks will accepted over the weekend of November 22nd and 23rd, 2014.


Criminal record checks, on the new forms will be accepted starting Monday, November 24th, 2014.  Any criminal record checks submitted on the old form after this date will not be processed.