Police Check Victoria

National Police Check New South Wales (NSW)

For the fastest and most convenient New South Wales police check, visit our online portal at worchecks.com. As an accredited agent, our team can perform your New South Wales criminal history check for your employer or to present prior to volunteering with an Australian organization. Conducting an online police check in New South Wales has never been easier than using our online portal. Simply upload your proof of identity documents and make your payment, and 2 hours later you will have an official, authenticated police check which has been verified through all Australian police databases. There’s no need to spend hours at your local police station any longer, with workchecks.com your New South Wales police clearance is an easy process that delivers the results you need, in the fastest possible time. 


What are the options for obtaining a police check in NSW?

Your requesting organisation may request that you provide a national police check for employment (they may also ask for a police clearance, national police clearance certificate, criminal record check or a national criminal history check)

It is important to confirm what type of check they require. You can apply through your local police station in your state or territory, or you can choose an accredited provider like Workerchecks.

NB: If you require a certificate issue by NSW Police (national police certificate), this can only be obtained through the NSW Police Force. Workerchecks is not affiliated with the NSW Police Force, and you must obtain one directly through their website. This will require you to also visit a NSW Police station, have your identity confirmed in person, and cannot be completed entirely online. You should allow a minimum of 10 business days for a NSW Police Check to be issued.

Alternatively, Workerchecks are able to provide a national police check, that comes with an 100% acceptance Guarantee. If you request a national police check (for a valid purpose), and it is still not accepted by your requesting organisation, we will issue a full-refund.

There is no need to visit a post office or police station – Workerchecks National Police Checks are only $40 – significantly cheaper than other providers and efficiently completed online. You also have the option to request that your police check in NSW be obtained online in as little as an hour through Workerchecks. We help applicants obtain their national police clearance fast and hassle-free with an online application process that is designed to be completed and submitted within one sitting.

How do I get a police check in NSW?

A police check NSW is a national criminal history check which includes any disclosable offences on an individual’s criminal record. To receive your national police check, you must submit your application to an authorised government accredited agency. Workerchecks is a leading Australian based accredited provider and can offer you a fast, convenient, online option you can complete right now.

Often people are asked to provide a police check NSW or a national police certificate as part of their employment requirements or as a requirement to join volunteer organisations, such as aged care facilities. It is becoming very common for Australian organisations to stipulate the need for a criminal record check before they permit an individual to begin employment. It has never been quicker and easier to obtain your own police clearance certificate as Workerchecks offer applicants a 100% online application, with results typically returned with the hour.

Workerchecks application portal is designed so you can complete your entire application in minutes. Workerchecks verify all your original identification documents online at the time of submission. 

Please note that in 30% of cases your Police Check NSW may be flagged for a ‘manual review’ which means that the relevant police agencies may have to search for additional police clearance information before the police certificate can be released.

How long is a police check NSW valid for?

There is no set period of validity for your police check NSW but whichever authority has requested you provide one will have a compliance period so it’s best to check with them whether your current police check is still valid or whether you will need to apply for a more recent Australian police check.

Where does the information come from in a police check in NSW?

Your police check NSW issued by Workerchecks is actually a national police check which extends to all states and territories.

We can monitor Working with Children Checks by screening weekly – free of charge

– 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