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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 Police Check for your employer or to present prior to volunteering with an Australian organisation. Conducting an online National police check has never been easier ! Simply upload your proof of identity documents and make your payment, and within the hour you will have an official, authenticated police check. There’s no need to spend hours at your local police station or the post office. With workerchecks.com your Australian police clearance is an easy process that delivers the results you need, in the fastest possible time.

FAQs

How do I get a National Police Check ?

Getting an Australian Police Check is easy with Worker Checks!

Simply apply online for your National Police Check by clicking here.

Using Worker Checks, you can get your National Police Check in 3 Easy Steps:

Step 1 – Register & Complete Online Form

Complete our mobile-friendly online form – which takes about 5  minutes, including the reason you need the check, your date of birth, previous names or addresses.

Verify your ID 100% Online – using our online ID verification platform you can verify ID from your computer or mobile phone within minutes.

Step 2 – Pay Online

Pay with credit card via our secure payment gateway.

Step 3 – Receive Result

We’ll process your check after you submit it

We’ll send you an email when your check is ready

Your results will be available in your secure personal portal

From your personal workerchecks.com portal:

  • print your certificate
  • share your results electronically

See more about Worker Checks online police check process here

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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 an online National Police Checks 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 1 hour.

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 I do a National Police Check online ?

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.

Although 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 does a Worker Checks National Police clearance cost ?

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 details show up on a National Police Clearance Certificate ?

Your Worker Checks National Police Check certificate will include the following personal information:

  • All names you have been known by
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Any releasable court outcomes and criminal history (including pending charges) relevant to the purpose of the police check.
Can I use an old National Police Check ?

Your Australian national police check is an up to the minute document which does not expire; however, some employers will require a police check that has been issued within a certain time frame

Can I apply for and access my National Police Check certificate from overseas?

Yes  – from your personal Worker Checks portal!

If you apply for a Worker Checks National Police Check while overseas you’ll need to be able to receive SMS messages on your mobile phone to verify your personal account on initial application.

You can print out your police check from you r worker checks personal portal.  Our printed certificates contain an easy to use validation feature – which allows any printed certificate to be checked against the issued certificate record (securely stored on the workers checks secure blockchain). See more about validating a printed certificate here -->

Before you apply for an Worker Checks National Police Check while overseas, ask the organisation requesting the check if this meets their requirements. You may need an Australian Federal Police (AFP) Check instead.

How long will Worker Checks store my police check details ?

Your police check result will be kept on our Secure blockchain and available in your personal portal for 12 months from issuing.

During this period you can share your certificate (see how to share your police check here-->)  or print a copy at any time.

After that, your police check certificate will be removed and will no longer be available for printing or sharing.

I lost my National Police Check Certificate. Can I reprint it?

Of course!  Simply re-print the certificate from your personal Worker Checks online portal.

Our police check certificates contain a validation feature.

*No need to validate if you are viewing the certificate whilst logged in – you can be assured  the certificate or credentials are authentic, being displayed straight from our impenetrable blockchain

Please note: Your worker Checks police check will be removed from our secure blockchain storage after 12 months. After this time, we will not be able to retrieve your police check result and will need to renew your online police check.

Can you do a National Criminal Record check from 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.

Can I dispute the results of an Australian online police check ?

You can dispute your police check result for the following reasons:

  • the police information released does not belong to you
  • part of the police information does not belong to you
  • the police information released belongs to you, but the details are inaccurate
  • the police information belongs to you, but should not have been released

To dispute your check simply click on the link at the bottom of your police check certificate in your personal Worker Check’s portal . You will be guided through the dispute lodgement process.

What payment methods do you accept for online police checks ?

Worker Checks process payments online through Stripe.

Visa, MasterCard, American Express and JCB credit and debit cards. We don’t currently support Diners Club cards.

Note: If you’ve been sent a Worker Checks National Police Check invitation by an organisation they may be paying on your behalf.

Are my credit card details safe when I do an online police certificate with Worker Checks ?

Absolutely.

Worker checks uses a 3rd party payment gateway provider (Stripe).

Worker Checks does not store any of your card details.

What details are listed on my National Police Clearance ?

Your Worker Checks National Police Check certificate will include the following personal information:

  • All names you have been known by
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Any releasable court outcomes and criminal history (including pending charges) relevant to the purpose of the police check.
I entered the wrong details in my online police check application. Can you amend my application ?

It’s your responsibility to ensure that the information provided to us on your Worker Checks National Police Check application is correct. So, before you submit your application online, make sure your information is correct and up to date.

Before submitting your application, check:

  • all your names (given name, surname / family name, middle name) and specify if you’re known by any other names
  • your date of birth
  • spelling
  • all your ID document details are correct, including document numbers
  • your contact details
  • all your information is as it appears on your ID documents.

Correcting your certificate

Once the police check has been initiated we’re not able to edit your application or provide a refund.

If you receive your police check certificate and you notice that any of the details are incorrect, you’ll need to apply again to have a correct certificate issued.

If you paid for your police check yourself:

  • Apply and pay for a new check. You can do this online using your existing login information for your Worker Checks personal portal.

If an organisation paid for your police check:

  • Contact the organisation and inform them you require a new invitation to conduct a police chck
  • The organisation requesting the check to will send you a new link.

Worker Checks will not provide refunds for any police check applications where incorrect information is provided by the customer.

What ID is required for National Police check ? Can I verify my ID online ?

Before you apply for a police check, you’ll need to have 4 types of identification from the list below. Your name and date of birth across your identity documents need to match what you’ve put on your application and all documents must be originals, not copies. 

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All of your ID documents must not be expired. 

I'm only known by a single name. Can Worker Checks still help me with an online National Police Check ?

If you’re known by a single name (also called a mononym), you can apply for your police check online with Worker Checks. You’ll be prompted to follow the steps when you get to the relevant part in the online police check application.

There is no reference to Working with Vulnerable People on my latest National Police Check Certificate. Why ?

The ‘working with vulnerable people’ field has been removed from National Police Checks and will no longer be shown on Police Check certificates. This change has been made by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) as a result of changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) legislation.

If your employer requires a working with vulnerable people check, they’ll need to get an alternative check done by the relevant body.

Please visit the links below for further information on other alternative checks that could be more relevant for your application:

NDIS

https://www.acic.gov.au/services/national-police-checking-service/find-out-more-information/national-disability-insurance-scheme-checks

Working with Children

https://www.acic.gov.au/services/national-police-checking-service/find-out-more-information/working-children-checks

It's been 10 working days since I did my online police check application. Why haven't I received my check and results yet ?

Standard police check processing

In most cases, you’ll receive your Worker Checks National Police Check result and email to download your certificate within 1 hour of your check being submitted online. 

Why is my check taking longer?

Police checking is a partially manual, name-based process, so some checks take longer to process than others. When an application is submitted for processing, your name and date of birth are run against a central database to find any potential matches throughout Australia with people who have police information. For example, if a record of someone with name and date-of-birth details similar to yours is found in the police check database, your check would be referred for manual processing (completed by a person as opposed to being done electronically).

If you haven’t received your check result after 10 business days, feel free to call us on 1300 609 970 or email us at [email protected]

Some police check applications sent for manual processing are currently undergoing delays due to the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) National Police Checking Service experiencing unprecedented demand.

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– 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