Sprott Shaw College has many programs where the pre-requisite for entry is a Provincially cleared Criminal Record Check. Students who undergo criminal record checks in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act will obtain a web link and unique access code from the college, to make their own Criminal Record Check submission.

In order to complete a CRC the student must have the following:

1. BC Services Card

2. Credit Card or Visa Debit or Debit Mastercard to make the payment

How to complete the application:

The student will go to the Criminal Record Check (gov.bc.ca) link

From the eCRC Launch Page, enter the unique access code provided by the organization. Select the Continue button. This will be provided to the student by the Sprott Shaw College Advisor.

After the access code is entered, the system will display the Organization Information for review.

Once the information on the page has been confirmed, select the Continue button.

Acknowledge that the Terms of Use have been reviewed by scrolling to the bottom and selecting the check box. Select the Continue button to proceed.

To continue in the eCRC system the applicant must have a BC Services Card.

After selecting the Login with a BC Services Card button, the applicant will be directed to the BC Services Card website to use their card to log into the eCRC system.

Once the applicant has logged in successfully with their BC Services Card, they will be redirected back to the eCRC system to fill out the Criminal Record Check – Application form. The applicant must fill out the form accurately and truthfully. Greyed out fields are pulled directly from BC Services Card and cannot be edited. If changes are required to these fields, the applicant can update their personal information with BC Services Card, ICBC or AddressChangeBC

Once the application form is completed and all the required fields have been filled out, select the Continue button to proceed.

Review and confirm that the information entered on the Application form is correct. If any errors are noticed, there is an option to Edit the Application. If the information is accurate, check the declaration checkbox and select the Submit button to proceed.

Review and select each check box on the Consent Page. at the bottom of the page.

After ticking the check boxes in the Consent. Select the Continue button.

The student’s application will be taken to another page to complete payment.

Once payment is approved, the applicant will be provided with their confirmation and service number. It is recommended to print or download and save the confirmation page.

Sharing a Criminal Record Check

An applicant may be able to share a previous criminal record check with a new organization if they have a valid check that was completed by the CRRP within the last 5 years for the same “works with” category. If this option exists to the applicant, it will be presented at the Information Review page.

Note: It is important to contact the organization to confirm if they will accept a previous criminal record check clearance. An organization can decide whether it will accept a shared criminal record check result and may ask the applicant to consent to a new criminal record check.

When a Criminal Record Check is shared, no payment is required.


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