Australian National Character Check™ makes obtaining a Queensland police clearance certificate simple. The QLD police check application can be completed securely from your computer, mobile or tablet.
Most Queensland (QLD) police checks are returned to applicants within one to three business days.
Applicants can pay securely via credit card, debit card or PayPal.
A police check QLD is a collation of police and conviction history information about an individual that has been determined releasable by Queensland and national police agencies in Australia.
The QLD police check certificate contains releasable criminal records and convictions of an individual, issued by Australian police agencies in accordance with the spent convictions scheme. The certificate is a result of a search on the national name index with all current and previously known names, date of birth, addresses and other items that the applicant provides as part of their police check application. Information on the spent convictions scheme can be found here.
Whether you are based in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, or any other region of Queensland (QLD) this check will be suitable if you are using it for the purpose of employment, volunteering, licensing or registration schemes in Australia.
If there is a request for your police check QLD, there are two ways you can obtain it:
Your Police Check Queensland does not have a set period of validity; it is considered valid up till the date of issue. However, the requesting party can state how often you should provide them. A police check QLD is a point in time check, meaning it has no set expiry date. Most organisations in Queensland don't accept a criminal history check that is older than three months, however this timeframe will vary for different employers and will depend on the organisation's internal risk mitigation strategies.
Most police check qld applications are dispatched to applicants within 24 hours when you apply online. The official certificate is sent directly to the email address that was provided in the police check application form. However, if there is a need for ‘manual review’ by Australian police agencies, the date of issuance may be extended. Manual reviews are referred automatically and may occur when there is a semblance between an applicant’s information on the police criminal history database, for example if there is a person in the country with the same name or similar name to the applicant and is of interest to Australian police agencies. This process may push back the application for a period of around 1 to 15+ business days. It should be noted that official agencies like Australian National Character Check have no control over applications that are referred for manual processing. Results are dispatched on the same day they are received.
There are numerous reasons why you may be required to present your Police Check Queensland before an employer or person responsible for decision making. Most employers will ask for a copy of this certificate before they provide employment or award a contract to an individual. Australian National Character Check is an official agency in issuing QLD police clearance checks.
A Police Check QLD helps to contribute towards community safety. It does so by providing decision makers with accurate and timely criminal history information. It contains a disclosable record of the criminal history of an individual or a potential employee (if any).
The contents of QLD police clearance certificates contain but are not limited to:
Offences characterised as spent findings will not show up on a person’s QLD Police Check record. Spent convictions are exclusively approved by the state or national judiciary.
Convictions can be eligible to be spent if:
Australian National Character Check is an accredited service approved by the Australian Federal Government to conduct nationally coordinated criminal history checks.
The criminal record check issued by Australian National Character Check is valid nationwide and hence within Queensland (QLD).
A police check Queensland is actually a National Police Check. When you apply for a police check Queensland, in essence you are also applying for the following:
Police Check NSW
Police Check Victoria
Police Check SA
Police Check Tasmania
Police Check NT
Police Check WA
Police Check ACT
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