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A National Police Check issued by the AFP takes approximately 15 - 20 business days.
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How to Apply for a Police Check
Complete the Online Application Form
You will need to fill in details such as all names you have been known by, 10 years of residential address history, date and place of birth and contact details.
You will need access to a scanner or a mobile device with a camera to upload 100 points of Identification Documents.
Payment can be paid by credit card. We accept Visa and MasterCard.
Do you require an Australian Federal Police Check?
We can assist you in the process of applying.
Police Check Purpose Type
Commonwealth Employment / Immigration / Visa / Other
Do you need a Police Check for Commonwealth employment, working / living in Australia, overseas adoption or travelling overseas?
Veritas Check offers a service to assist you in applying for a National Police Check issued by the Australian Federal Police AFP.
Working in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
If you live or work in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Jervis Bay Territory or external Commonwealth territories, Veritas Check can assist you in applying for a National Police Check issued by the Australian Federal Police AFP.
What is a National Police Check?
A National Police Check lists your outstanding charges, warrant information and criminal convictions / findings / plea of guilt recorded against you that may be disclosed according to the laws of the relevant jurisdiction and, in the absence of any laws governing the release of that information, according to the relevant jurisdiction information release policy.
How long do National Police Check applications take to process?
Processing time for a National Police Check issued by the Australian Federal Police is approximately 15 - 20 business days.
Please be aware that the Australian Federal Police may need to seek information from other police jurisdictions, resulting in a longer processing time.
Please allow sufficient time for your Police Check to be processed and return by post before making enquiries regarding your application.
What ID Documents do I need?
A minimum of 100 points of identification has to be provided with the application.
Note: Documents in a language other than English must be accompanied by an official translation.
The most common ID Documents used are Passport (70 points), Birth Certificate (not Extract) (70 points).
For a complete list of acceptable ID documents, visit the FAQ or download the ID Documents list below.Download ID Documents List