Vulnerable Sector Check (renew every six months or every year)

ATTENTION: Early Childhood Education (ECE) students who currently reside in Toronto region

  • The Clinical Placement Office does not administer these programs. If you are registered in ECE program, it is mandatory that you contact the School of ECE department directly by email at ece@georgebrown.ca, to obtain their Toronto Police form.

SPECIAL NOTE: For International Students who currently reside overseas or abroad

  • The Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) cannot be started until you are physically in Ontario, Canada. It is essential that you begin the process for the vulnerable sector check as soon as you arrive and have an official address here in Ontario, Canada, because the process can take at least 2 to 3 months to receive the necessary VSC clearance particularly if you live in Toronto region with a postal code that start with letter “M”. For more information, please contact us directly.

SPECIAL NOTE: For students who is currently under < 18 years of age

  • Unfortunately, your specific regional police service will not accept or deny your Vulnerable Sector Check application form at this time. They will only allow you to apply after you turn the age of 18. For more information, please contact us directly.

TORONTO POLICE SERVICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK PROCESS

For student who is 18 years of age or older and currently reside in Toronto Region (postal code that starts with letter "M"), please read and follow the instructions below in how to apply for Toronto Police Service Vulnerable Sector Check.

  • Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the process has changed. You must send an email request to Suzette Martinuzzi, Clinical Pre-placement Coordinator via at smartinu@georgebrown.ca, with your full name, GBC ID#, program name, semester and term.
  • Once you receive your Toronto Police vulnerable sector check application form to your email, you must print it on legal-size paper (8.5 by 14 inches) only. No other format or size will be accepted. Fill out and sign all the sections of the application form, and make sure that your writing is clear and legible.
  • You must obtain either a bank draft or money order payment for $20.00 dollars and make it payable to Toronto Police Service. (Keep your receipts as your proof of payment.) No other payment method will be accepted.
  • You may submit your Toronto Police VSC application form, payment and a photocopy of government issued photo ID (driver’s licence or Passport or Ontario ID purple card) either:
    • By mail at the given address below. Please note that the documents that you enclosed with your application are valuable. We recommend that you use a courier or mail service that allows you to track your package.
      Toronto Police Headquarters
      Records Management Service, 4th Floor
      40 College Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2J3
    • Or drop it off in-person during their business hours from Monday to Friday, excluding Statutory Holidays from (7:00 am to 4:00 pm) at the same address below:
      Toronto Police Headquarters
      Information Access Counter, Main Lobby, VSC Drop Box 
      40 College Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2J3
  • Toronto Police Service will take 8 to 12 weeks to process and receive your VSC record in the mail. Please note that Toronto Police Expedited Service has been suspended until further notice. 

OTHER REGIONAL POLICE SERVICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK PROCESS

For student who is 18 years of age or older and currently reside in another region (postal code that starts with letter “K or L or N or P”)

  • Please click on your specific regional police service website below and read their instructions carefully to learn about their requirements, processing time and fees for obtaining their vulnerable sector application form. 
  • If you need a volunteer letter from the college in order to be eligible for the student fee rate, you must send an email request to Suzette Martinuzzi, Clinical Pre-placement Coordinator via at smartinu@georgebrown.ca, with your full name, GBC ID#, program name, semester, term, regional police service name and their complete business address.

OUT OF PROVINCE

For student who is 18 years of age or older and currently reside Out-of-Province

  • If you currently reside in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, New Foundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, North West Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Quebec & Yukon, please contact us first before you apply and pay for vulnerable sector check at your specific regional police service.