National Police Check South Australia (SA)
What are the options for obtaining a police check in SA?
Do you need a fast police check SA? Workerchecks is a government accredited provider able to not only submit individual and corporate applications on behalf of applicants. We offer our clients a completely online application process that is designed to be completed in minutes. Workerchecks verify all identity documents online which alleviates the need for taking all your hard copy documents to the post office or police station. You can start and submit your application for a national criminal history check in a single sitting and even have your national police certificate emailed back to you in as little as one hour using Workerchecks.
NB: If you require a certificate issue by SA Police (national police certificate), this can only be obtained through the SA Police Force. Checked Australia is not affiliated with the SA Police Force, and you must obtain one directly through their website. This will require you to also visit a SA Police station, have your identity confirmed in person, and cannot be completed entirely online. You should allow a minimum of 15 business days for a SA Police Check to be issued.
Alternatively, we are able to provide a national police check, that comes with an 100% Acceptance Guarantee. This means, 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.
This way you will also not need to visit a post office or police station, and the base cost for a police check is often less as it is efficiently completed 100% online. You also have the option to request that your police check in SA be obtained online in as little as an hour through Workerchecks.
How do I get a police check SA?
If you have been asked to provide a copy of a police clearance certificate then you may have received a copy of a paper-based South Australia police national police check application form. This form cannot be submitted directly to the government, you will need to complete and return this form to your local SA police station. You will likely wait weeks for your application to be received, processed and your national police clearance mailed back to you. Workerchecks offer you the same process entirely online and with a much faster turnaround.
Your police check SA is actually a national police clearance which means that applications for your Australian police check, regardless of which state you applying within, will include information taken from any criminal records across Australia. For information on what’s included on your national police check, please follow this link.
This also means that Workerchecks can help you obtain your national police clearance for use in any state from the same simple and easy-to-use online form.
How long does a police check SA take?
To have your criminal record check completed and returned in as little as one hour, all you need is your ID documentation and a few minutes online with either a scanner or a camera at hand.
In roughly 30% of cases, however, your national police clearance can be delayed, as it requires additional review by the relevant state police force. Typically, your national clearance certificate is received between 1 and 15 business days later, as this requires an official to sight and allocate a potential match.
How much is a police check SA?
The cost of a police check SA for a standard application is $40. Significantly cheaper than other providers with a higher level of service.
Get your police check SA completed online in just a matter of minutes with Workerchecks. Start your application now and submit it in a single online sitting.
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