Australian National Police Check
For the fastest and most convenient Australian police check, visit our online portal at workerchecks.com. As an accredited agent, our team can perform your national criminal history check for your employer or to present prior to volunteering with an Australian organisation. Conducting an online police check in Victoria 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 workerchecks.com your Australian police clearance is an easy process that delivers the results you need, in the fastest possible time.
What is a National police clearance?
Your national police clearance is a statement authorised by the Australian government which details any disclosable criminal history or convictions on a person’s public criminal record.
Police clearances in Australia are provided after all of your known names are crosschecked with the databases of all Australian police agencies.
Your online national police check is the same as you would be presented with if you were to visit your local police station, just delivered in a much timelier fashion.
How long does a National police check take?
In most cases, once you submit your application with your proof of identity documents your national police check will be completed with the resulting certificate available within 2 hours.
At workerchecks.com we return your Australian police clearance to you when we receive it, so there are no unnecessary delays. You will receive an immediate email alert from workerchecks.com
With our fast police check service for Australia and all states, this will be the simplest part of your employment process.
Can you do an online National police check?
Completing an online National police check is a quick and simple process, which only requires the upload of correct proof of identity documents and the fee payment to get underway.
Altough Australian police checks can still be sourced from your local police station, completing an online police check with workerchecks.com is the best way to achieve a fast police check. We use the same national databases as the state based Police, but being online just makes everything much quicker and easier for you.
How much is a National police check in Australia?
The cost of a police check in Australia is $40 for online submission with workerchecks.com. For a fast National police check, simply submit your documents online and a few hours later you will have your completed check.
We also offer a range of additional checks for employment and business purposes. Feel free to review our frequently asked questions for more information on our Australian police check and other services.
What shows up on a National criminal history check?
Your National criminal history check shows all disclosable convictions and arrests in Australian police databases for all known aliases. Our fantastic business portal makes it easy for employers to receive your up-to-date National criminal history check along with any other additional checks including right to work visa checks and international police checks.
Can I use an old Australian police check?
Your National police check is an up to the minute document which does not expire; however, some employers will require a National police check that has been issued within a certain timeframe.
There are known loopholes found in the Working With Children Check system, where only state records – not national records – are searched over the 3 or 5 year period after initial application. As such, National Police check should be conducted at regular intervals to supplement Working with Children Checks. This provides a higher level of surety when monitoring the activities of those who work with our most vulnerable
Can you do a national criminal record check in any state?
Our National police checks are the same as national criminal record checks initiated in any state of Australia – as they collect information from all Australian police databases.
Choosing workerchecks.com for your National police check needs is convenient both for individuals and for businesses. Read more about our company policies here and start your police check with us today.
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