Get your International Police Check 100% online with Worker Checks
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 overseas police clearance or criminal history check, completing your check with Worker Checks makes the task of getting your criminal history checked from an overseas country easy !
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 online document delivery via your Worker Checks personal portal.
Note: Our checks are suitable for background screening, for example employment, recruitment and rental checks. Some organisations have specific requirements for overseas police check certificates, so we recommend checking these requirements before you proceed.
Please check with the relevant authorities if you require an international police clearance for VISA and immigration purposes. We do not guarantee that our checks are suitable for VISA and immigration purposes.
Why get an International Police 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 overseas criminal history screening.
You need an Australian or foreign passport to apply for your Worker Checks 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.