What is an LPC? Is it the same as the RCMP report?

An LPC is a Local Police Records Check (LPC) that is required by the Parole Board of Canada to determine you have not been involved in any criminal activities in the area(s) that you lived in the last 5 years. It may also disclose other non-criminal offences. The LPC is a local level check where…

Did you receive my fingerprints from the RCMP yet?

Once we have received your RCMP report we will be moving your application forward to the next step. If we have any questions in regards to your fingerprints and RCMP report, we will contact you for the required information.

How long does it take for the RCMP to send their report and why so long?

The RCMP is now taking approximately 3 to 9 months to send reports, but there are instances where it does take longer. Please keep in mind that the RCMP is a separate government organization and that Pardons Canada does not have control over their timelines. If your RCMP file is taking over 6 months Pardons…

Why do I need my prints taken?

This is the first step to complete your Pardon/Record Suspension application. Your prints are taken to generate your RCMP report. This lists your convictions or non-convictions and provides information such as the arresting police and punishment received. The RCMP report is one of the requirements for the Parole Board of Canada to be able to…