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National Police Check WA

How do I get a National Police Check WA?

Applicants based in Perth or other parts of Western Australia can obtain a National Police Check WA in the comfort of their home or within their workplace.

The WA online police check application can be completed using a mobile, tablet or PC. Applicants receive the police clearance certificate via email.

An instant sms notification is sent when the results are available.


How much does it cost to obtain a National Police Check WA?

The base price for applicants in Western Australia to obtain a National Police Check WA is $46.00.

Payment is made securely using PayPal, debit or credit card.


Where is my National Police Check WA valid?

A Police Check WA is a National Police Check. The online police clearance displays all court outcomes that are considered releasable by Australian police agencies in accordance with spent convictions legislation.

When you apply for a National Police Check WA, you are also applying for the following:


How long does it take to receive a WA National Police Check?

Results of the majority of National Police Checks are dispatched to applicants in Western Australia within 24 hours (one business day).

In the event it takes longer than this, it will have been forwarded to Australian police agencies for manual processing. Criminal record checks that are referred for manual processing may takeup to 15+ business days.

Most WA employers include criminal record checks as part of their preliminary screening process when hiring new employees.


Are there any age restrictions to obtain a National Police Check WA?

Our minimum age to obtain a National Police Check for Western Australian applicants or applicants in any other Australian state is 10 years of age.

If an applicant is under 18, a parent or guardian will be required to provide their informed consent as part of the online police check application.


Is the National Police Check WA different to the one at a local police station?

Local police stations in Western Australia (WA) and Australian National Character Check accessthe same central federal government database to issue police record check results to applicants based in WA.

There is no difference in the legitimacy of a police clearance issued by a Western Australia local police station and Australian National Character Check.

An applicant may notice small differences in the formatting of the certificate, however both are equally valid.

Applicants that apply through Australian National Character Check do however experience the substantial difference in speed and efficiency when obtaining their National Police Check Online.

Majority of police clearance checks are returned to WA applicants within one business day. Results are emailed on the same business day they are received and applicants receive instant sms notifications.

Overall, applicants based in Perth and WA save time and cost when applying for their Australian police check online.


National Police Check WA for Employers

Employers and businesses based in Perth can order, lodge, track and sort online police checks for their employees and staff.

Australian National Character Check’s business customer portal for WA employers enables employers to keep track of all police checks in a convenient, secure and organised manner.

Contact us today to find out how Australian National Character Check is helping other Western Australia organisations and can also help make your organisation safer and compliant.