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AFP Police Check Online

How do I apply for a National Police Check?

Veritas Check has streamlined the application process and can assist you in obtaining a 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 National Police Check issued by the Australian Federal Police is approximately 15 - 20 business days. View Sample Certificate

Price

$98.00

AUD including GST

Visa and MasterCard accepted.

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What is this Police Check for?

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) can only provide 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 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.

  • Do you provide Fingerprint Checks?

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