Check the Status of my Application
You will need your reference number and email you entered during your application to check the status of your application. Your reference number is in the email you received after successful payment of your application.
How long will it take to receive my results?
Processing time for a AFP 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 National Police Check to be processed and return by post before making enquiries regarding your application.
Once your application has been finalised by the AFP, for an Australian postal address, please allow 5-7 business days to receive your certificate in the mail. For international addresses, please allow 15-20 business days.