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If you think a child is being harmed or neglected,
contact CFS at 1-866-345-9241.
Note: If this is an emergency, contact your local police emergency number.

Child Abuse Registry

The purpose of the Child Abuse Registry is to help child and family services agencies protect children. Access to the Registry is restricted and all names and information are confidential. Under the Act, you may apply to see if your name is listed on the Registry.
For more information, see our Child Abuse Registry page.
Note: If you are applying for an unpaid position working with children (e.g. a volunteer, student trainee or work placement), please contact the organization and complete their application.

New - Child Abuse Registry Online Check

Child Abuse Registry Self-Check Application Form

Application Instructions

To submit a self-check application you can appear in person at 1st floor -777 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB, between 8:30 and 4:30, Monday to Friday. You must present TWO (2) pieces of valid, government-issued identification, and there is a $20 fee for processing the application. Results will be mailed to you.
If you choose not to appear in person, you may submit an application by mail. You can download the application form to send in by mail or fax to the address below.


NOTE: Read the Information package carefully and follow the steps on the checklist. Failure to include all requested information and components (including a verified photocopy of TWO (2) pieces of identification) will result in the rejection of your application. Your payment will not be processed and your application will be returned to you immediately via mail for correction.

As processing times for Child Abuse Registry Checks vary please allow 4-6 weeks.

Contact information

For more information, please contact:
Child Abuse Registry Unit
777 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0N3
Phone: (204) 945-6967
Toll-free: 1-800-282-8069
Fax: (204) 948-2222
Email: car@gov.mb.ca
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