How do I apply for a AFP National 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.
Upload Identification Documents
Receive your National Police Certificate
Processing time for a AFP National Police Check issued by the Australian Federal Police is approximately 15 – 20 business days. View Sample Certificate
AUD including GST
Visa and MasterCard accepted.
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 outs > Overseas adoption
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 AFP National Police Check applications take to process?
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.
Do you provide Fingerprint Checks?
No. As our service is completely online, we cannot accept applications where fingerprints are required.