Right to Work Checks (VEVO VISA Check)
Need a VEVO Check?
Are you looking to work in Australia, but are not an Australian citizen?
Even if you hold a Visa, a VEVO Check or “right to work” check is an affordable way to ensure you comply with all Australian laws.
If you are an employer, a VEVO VISA Check check gives you the peace of mind you need when considering an applicant.
What fines could I face by working illegally?
If you decide to, or accidentally work illegally in Australia, you could face fines of up to $63,000 and/or five years’ imprisonment.
Companies face an additional $315,000. The Australian Department of Home Affairs enforces these regulations heavily.
How do I check that I'm legally able to work in Australia?
To ensure you, or your workers comply with all Australian laws and Australian employer standards, it is recommended that you obtain two checks:
and if required:
3. An International Poice Check (from $70)
You can start both checks right now by clicking through to our products page. If you run a business and need multiple checks and streamlined services offered free of charge, register for our free business portal here.
Who can legally work in Australia?
In Australia, you can legally work if you are:
- An Australian or New Zealand citizen.
- An Australian permanent resident.
- Have the right Visa. Please note, Australian visas can have restrictions including only being able to work for a certain employer or a specific number of hours.
Note: Foreign nationals who don’t have a valid visa are not allowed to work in Australia. This can include a person whose visa has expired or been cancelled.
Who is Worker Checks?
Worker Checks is an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) accredited agency so you can have full confidence in obtaining fast, accredited police, Visa and right to work checks. Worker Checks also provide International Police Checks.
I'm an Uber driver and have been asked to complete a VEVO check
Do you offer solutions for business requiring employee police checks?
Worker Checks offer a free business portal for organisation’s who need to commission checks for their workforce. Worker Police and worker VISA checks can be sent from your business portal – simply using the workers email. Australian Police Checks and VISA checks for workers can by both Employer or User pays. This option is selected in your business portal when requesting checks for workers.
We add your brand to all emails pertaining to yor police checks for staff or VISA checks for workers – this is so your people aren’t confused by receiving an email from an organisation them may not have heard of.
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