Police Check NSW
For the fastest and most convenient NSW Police Check, visit our online portal at workerchecks.com.
As a government accredited agent, our team can perform your New South Wales criminal history check for your employer or to present prior to commencing with an Australian organisation.
Results typically within the hour.
Apply and verify your identity for Police Check NSW 100% Online
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 within the hour 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 New South Wales police clearance is an easy process that delivers the results you need, in the fastest possible time.
FAQs for Police Check NSW
Getting a NSW Police Check is easy with Worker Checks!
Simply apply online for your NSW Police Check and receive your result within the hour*.
Using Worker Checks, you can get your Police Check NSW 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 for your Police Check NSW
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
* 70% of Police Check NSW are processed within 60minutes. The remainder are held back for further vetting . Read more here on delayed police checks.
Your requesting organisation may request that you provide a national police clearance for employment (they may also ask for a police clearance, 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 Police Check to be issued.
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 NSW police certificate 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.
A NSW police check is a national criminal history check which includes any disclosable offences on an individual’s criminal record. To receive your national police clearance, you must submit your application to an authorised government accredited agency. Workerchecks is a leading Australian based accredited provider with ACIC and promises a fast, convenient, online option for you police checks.
Often people are asked to provide a police check or a Police Clearance NSW 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.
Please note that in 30% of cases your Police Check 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
Read more here on delayed police checks..
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 National police check.
Your NSW police check issued by Workerchecks is actually an Australian national police check which extends to all states and territories.
Government Accredited Police Checks
Worker Checks Pty Ltd is an Accredited Body with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).
Authorised to access the National Police Checking Service.
Worker Checks Pty Ltd have been assessed and approved against strict security and compliance requirements.
Click here to view ACIC Accreditation