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How to obtain a PVSC

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Many of our local agencies have our PVSC application on file. Agencies providing the application form must fill out their agency name, mailing address and the name of a contact person in the Contributing Agency box on side 2 of the form. Agencies providing applicants with a request letter must do so on agency letterhead. The letter must contain the name and full mailing address of the agency, a contact person, the applicant's name, their role, who the vulnerable persons are that the applicant will be working or volunteering with and a statement that a PVSC is required. If the requesting agency has not provided the applicant with our application form or a request letter the applicant may attend one of our stations to fill out the form but the applicant must first contact the agency for the following information: confirm that a PVSC is the type of check required, find out the the name and full mailing address of the agency, the name of the contact person, applicant's role / title  and who the vulnerable persons are that they will be working or volunteering with. This information is required for the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) to complete a PVSC. Applicants who obtain a letter will also be provided with a PVSC application form to complete at the police station when they present the letter.

Receipt of incomplete PVSC application forms by the NRPS Records & Information Management Unit will result in a delay until the information can be completed or verified by the applicant.

Once you have completed your PVSC application, obtained a letter or the required information from the requesting agency, please attend any of the following NRPS districts with the required documentation / information.

1 District - St. Catharines 

68 Church Street
7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday

2 District - Niagara Falls - Records Reception

5700 Valley Way
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (closed statutory holidays)

2 District - Niagara Falls - Front Desk

5700 Valley Way
Open 24 hours

3 District - Welland

5 Lincoln Street
7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday

5 District - Fort Erie

650 Gilmore Road
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday

6 District - Port Colborne

501 Fielden Avenue
8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

8 District - Grimsby

45 Clarke Street
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday

For directions to each of the stations please visit Police Stations Map.