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AFP National Police Check Online

How do I apply for a AFP National Police Check?

Veritas Check has streamlined the application process and can assist you in obtaining a AFP National Police Check issued by the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

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.

Upload Identification Documents

You will need access to a scanner or a mobile device with a camera to upload 100 points of Identification Documents. View Acceptable Documents

Receive your National Police Certificate

Processing time for a AFP National Police Check issued by the Australian Federal Police is approximately 15 business days. View Sample Certificate



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Visa and MasterCard accepted.

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What is this National Police Check for?

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) can only provide AFP National Police Checks for:

  • Immigration, Visa, Overseas Employment, Citizenship
  • People living or working in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Jervis Bay Territory and external Commonwealth territories
  • People seeking employment with the Commonwealth Government or requiring a check under Commonwealth legislation
  • Applicants who live outside of Australia
  • Overseas adoption

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  • What is a AFP National Police Check?

    A AFP 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 AFP National Police Check issued by the Australian Federal Police is approximately 15 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 National Police Check to be processed.

    Veritas Check will provide you a scanned copy of your certificate once we receive your results from the AFP. Veritas Check will post the original hard copy certificate to your nominated postal address.

    Please note that current postage times are 3-7 business days within Australia and 10-20 business days for international post.

  • Do you provide Fingerprint Checks?

    No. As our service is completely online, we cannot accept applications where fingerprints are required.

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Quality is assured. Veritas Check is ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Veritas is the only registered broker to achieve ISO 9001 certification. Our core products and services, including our Australian Federal Police National Police Check management system, are independently certified to ISO 9001 standards to ensure we continuously exceed customer expectations.

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