Need a CPIC Background Check?

Get a Canadian background check from anywhere in the world.

Certified & Accredited by Canada's RCMP

For Canadian background checks, you can rely on our good standing with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) built on strict adherence to policy, regulations and security mandates.

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Trusted by Companies & Individuals Worldwide

We’ve performed CPIC background checks for thousands of people and hundreds of companies in Canada & around the world. Find out how we can help you.

What We Do

CPIC Checks from Outside of Canada

We perform CPIC background checks for people located virtually anywhere in the world. We can advise you on what is needed for thorough & expedient processing.

Screening for Canadian Employment

If you’ve been offered a job and need a Canadian background check before the contract becomes official, we can help! Count on Reliability Screening to get you exactly what you need, done right the first time.

How it works

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1. Got a Job Offer?

Congratulations! Getting a Canadian CPIC check to seal your offer is straightforward and simple. Just use our online tool select what you need, complete payment and get started.

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2. Submit Information

We’ll send you a form that lets you know what you need to submit in terms of documentation. Once you email back to Reliability Screening, we’ll start the process so you can have peace of mind.

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3. Complete the CPIC Check

Once we receive your documentation we will have it run through the CPIC system. Barring any issues with your record, the results are typically on the way back to you in one business day.

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The Benefits of an Online CPIC Canadian Background Check

A popular service we offer is the CPIC Check. Our access to the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) database enables online background checks without the need to use fingerprints. An online CPIC check includes a name-based search, looking for any individuals who might have been convicted and are related or matching the applicant’s personal data such as name and birth date. It’s a straightforward process that we can provide no matter where you are located. If you’ve been offered a job and need a Canadian background check before the contract becomes official, we can help! Count on Reliability Screening to get you exactly what you need, done right the first time.

WHAT WE DO

Frequently Asked Questions

In short, the CPIC check uses your name and date of birth to see whether you have a criminal record; whereas the RCMP Certified Criminal Background Check uses fingerprints.

The RCMP is more thorough and effective, and in some cases (e.g. immigration) is the required method. The CPIC check, however, is faster, and it is acceptable in many cases. If you are not sure which you require, we would be happy to discuss this further with you.

CPIC stands for the Canadian Police Information Centre database. Reliability Screening has partnered with the Cobourg Police service to have access to the CPIC database. We use your name and date of birth to check against the database for a match.

The CPIC check is a relatively fast process and, especially for those applying from outside Canada who do not require a fingerprint-based background check, provides a smooth experience.

It is possible that your name and date of birth could be shared by someone else – especially true for common names. If that individual has a criminal record, the CPIC check will come back with an unacceptable match. It doesn’t mean that you have a criminal record; however, in such cases, we would then have to run a fingerprint-based background check – the RCMP Certified Criminal Background Check – which could delay your case.

Also, as the CPIC is not a fingerprint-based criminal background check, it is not accepted for most immigration or travel visa authorities, nor is it the preferred method for many employment screenings. If you are not sure which is right, contact us to find out more.

Canadian Background Checks for Employment Applications More

There are two types of online CPIC check services: Premium and Standard.

  • The Standard check only includes the search for convictions;
  • The Premium check searches for convictions plus any additional non-conviction data and withdrawn or pending charges

If you’ve been asked to provide specific information, the Premium check may be right for you. We can advise you on what is needed for thorough and expedient processing. Our experience and expertise make your entire CPIC check process as smooth and straightforward as possible. Reliability Screening Solutions Inc. is a provider of background screening services for a diverse range of organizations and clientele. Our services include fingerprinting, criminal background checks, record checks and document authentication. We do the legwork in our established field of expertise, so that you can have peace of mind doing what you do best.

Client Testimonials

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I needed a Canadian Criminal Check. With the help of Reliability Screening, it was easy! They answered all my questions right away and explained everything perfectly. They are very patient and helpful. Thank you so much!

– Karen MacArthur

Fast & Effective Service

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They showed a perfect customer service at a distance! Their staff answered several questions by email/company contact form in minutes or a few hours later, or in less than 24 hours at most, helping me throughout the whole process.

– Marilla Assiz

Simple & Quick Process

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From start to finish, I was kept informed about my case, and I found email … communication to be prompt, friendly and very clear. I don’t usually write reviews, but want to help reassure anyone out there in the same position.

– Phoebe Moffat

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