College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia

Criminal Record Check

The Criminal Records Review Act (BC Legislation) was enacted to protect children and vulnerable adults from individuals whose criminal record indicates they pose a risk of physical or sexual abuse. The Act requires that all applicants complete a Criminal Record Check (CRC) conducted by the Criminal Records Review Program (CRRP) through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General and all current registrants complete a CRC at least once every five-years.


New and Former Applicants

Before you submit your registration application, you are responsible for completing your Criminal Record Check (CRC) by the Criminal Records Review Program (CRRP) through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.  

Except for former registrants whose CRC clearance are still valid.  The expiry date of your CRC clearance letter may be found on the Member Portal at https://portal.ctcma.bc.ca/

The criminal record check may be completed online by visiting the Ministry's website using the access code below:

If you do not succeed with completing your criminal record review using the online system, you will be asked to complete a manual identification verification process:

  • Print out the form provided by the online system, carefully review the form, sign beside Applicant Signature on the last page;
  • Ensure your e-mail address is included on the form for payment purposes;
  • attach one notarized copy of your primary ID and one notarized copy of your secondary ID;
  • send the package by mail to:

College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of BC

Criminal Record Check

1664 West 8th Avenue,

Vancouver, BC V6J 1V4

If you have any questions regarding the Criminal Record Review Program, contact the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General:


Current Registrants

All current registrants must complete a Criminal Record Check (CRC) at least once every five years.  You are required to complete a new CRC by the Criminal Record Review Program (CRRP) through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General before your CRC clearance letter expire. 

The expiry date of your CRC clearance letter may be found on:

  1. the Member Portal at https://portal.ctcma.bc.ca/ ; and
  2. the Confirmation of Registration Renewal letter which the College sends to registrants upon the completion of registration renewal every year.

The criminal record check may be completed online by visiting the Ministry's website using the access code below.

If you do not succeed with completing your criminal record review using the online system, you will be asked to complete a manual identification verification process:

  • Print out the form provided by the online system, carefully review the form, sign beside Applicant Signature on the last page;
  • Ensure your e-mail address is included on the form for payment purposes;
  • attach one notarized copy of your primary ID and one notarized copy of your secondary ID;
  • send the package by mail to:

College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of BC

Criminal Record Check

1664 West 8th Avenue,

Vancouver, BC V6J 1V4

If you have any questions regarding the Criminal Record Review Program, contact the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General: