overseas police check
get international police check from $70


A Worker Checks International Police Check is 100% online and secure.

Get police clearance from more than 190 overseas countries and territories.


If you’re new to Australia, or have spent more than six months abroad, a potential employer may request an international police check as part of their pre-employment screening.

Also known as police clearance or an international criminal history check, your Worker Checks International Police Check makes the complex task of applying with multiple overseas police agencies simple.

Our checking process meets the highest international standards often required of international students, teachers and health practitioners, and is performed 100% online using digital document upload and secure document delivery.

Note: Our international police checks are suitable for background screening, for example employment and rental checks, but not for visa and immigration purposes. Some organisations have specific requirements for international police check certificates, so we recommend checking these requirements before you proceed.

For VISA related police certificates, you will need to check with the government authority where to obtain from as our checks may not suitable.



  • $170 per international check
  • $70 per New Zealand check



If you’re an international student, a teacher, practice medicine or nursing, work in childcare or have spent more than six-months living or working abroad, you may need an international police check.

A Worker Checks International Police Check is a trusted global credential service facilitating police clearance from more than 190 international countries and territories.



You need an Australian or foreign passport to apply for your Worker Checks International Police Check.

All documents must be original and current (not expired).

Be sure to check that all of your details across your identity documents match what you’ve provided in your application. If your maiden name or previous name doesn’t match, you’ll need to provide change of name documentation (contact your local registry office or foreign embassy).


A Worker Checks International Police Check will usually be ready within 5 to 15 working days. In some cases, it will take longer, depending on the processing times of government agencies coordinating checks in each country.



A Worker Checks International Police Check is 100% online and can be ordered from anywhere in Australia.


Also known as an International Criminal History Check (ICHC), a Worker Checks International Police Check details recorded criminal history in over 190 countries and overseas territories. This includes identifying felony and/or misdemeanour level conviction records and arrests pending adjudication.

Get International Police check from $70

– If you wish to register as a worker who will be working with children, you will need a current Working with Children Check (WWCC).

For organisation’s who hold an account to screen workers – if the worker has a WWCC – we will screen weekly at no additional cost.  Results will be available in your business portal. If there is a check discrepancy – you will receive an alert.

WWCC  are only processed through the statutory organisations in each state –  the contact details and websites for more information on the application  process can be found below.

Once you have received your check – we welcome you to add it to your “check passport” and register it with workerchecks.com