Please be ready with your application reference number starting with 'P'. For example P1234567
Most NSW Police Clearance certificates are returned to applicants within 24 to 48 hours.
Applicants can pay securely via credit card, debit card or PayPal.
Applicants can obtain a Police Clearance NSW online. The 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 also sent when the results of the Police Clearance NSW have been dispatched via email.
If applicants require a certificate issued directly by NSW Police, this can only be obtained through the NSW Police Force. Australian National Character Check is not affiliated with the NSW Police Force and applicants must obtain one directly through their website. This process may also require applicants to visit a JP, police officer or other authorised parties to attest identification (ID) documents.
The online police check application can be completed within a few minutes. After lodgement, over 70% of applicants get their police clearance certificate returned within 24 to 48 hours. The remaining get referred for manual processing and may take up to 15+ business days.
The base price to obtain a Police Clearance NSW is $48.90. You can pay securely using PayPal, debit or credit card.
A Police Clearance NSW lists an individual’s disclosable court outcomes and pending charges sourced from the databases of all Australian police agencies.
Australian National Character Check is an accredited service approved by the Australian Federal Government to conduct nationally coordinated criminal history checks.
The National Police Check issued by Australian National Character Check is valid nationwide and hence within New South Wales (NSW).
A Police Clearance NSW is actually a National Police Clearance. When you apply for a Police Clearance New South Wales, in essence you are also applying for the following: