CRC Fact Sheet – 2020/21

Who needs a Criminal Record Check (CRC?)

All staff and volunteers who are: 

    • over the age of 19
    • has contact with with minors more than once a month
      • This includes parents who are helping out part time – if they cross this threshold they need to be registered as an Assistant Coach, Manager or other position.
      • This applies to everyone including teachers, police, military etc, no exceptions.

How long is my CRC good for? 

NWSC follows the BC Soccer standard of three years.

I’m a returning volunteer with a CRC on file with the club, has it expired?  

If you were cleared for 2019/20 you’re cleared to start training in 2020/21.

  • We’re doing a reconciliation once we have everyone loaded in the registration system, during which everyone with CRCs expiring in the 2020/21 season will be contacted with directions.

How do I do my CRC?

  • Go to the eCRC Website:
    • NWSC Access Code : S9EL3JRXEX
    • Select Request a New Criminal Record  Check
    • Follow the instructions.
  • If it goes through with no errors, you’re done!  The report will be sent directly to NWSC and we’ll update our records with your new CRC date.

I recently did a CRC for another organization, can I use it with NWSC?

Yes, but please be aware that it will expire three years from the initial submission, not from when NWSC gets a copy

  • For example, if you share a CRC that was initially submitted in 2019, it is only good for two years
  • Go to the eCRC Website:
    • NWSC Access Code : S9EL3JRXEX
    • Select
    • Follow the instructions.

I got a message saying “The system could not complete your request to do a criminal record check online,” what do I do?

If you get this message:

  • This must to be done in person to verify your identity
  • We cannot accept emailed forms
  • If the form is signed by anyone other than the Risk Manager, the eCRC program will reject it and you will have to start over again

I need to go to the police station for additional screening but there is a fee, do I have to pay?Who needs a Criminal Record Check (CRC?)

NWSC will reimburse this fee, please contact before you go in for instructions.

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