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Police Clearance Victoria

How much does a Police Clearance Victoria Cost?

The base price for a police clearance application for applicants in Melbourne is $46.00. Applicants have the option to pay via credit card, debit card or PayPal.

Business customers can pay for multiple checks via credit card, debit card, PayPal or bank deposit.

Why do employers ask for a Police Clearance in Victoria?

Employers find a Police Clearance Victoria useful to reduce the risk of theft or fraud performed by a potential new staff member. The check is commonly used by businesses Melbourne.

The criminal record check is often the last step taken by employers to help ensure a sound hiring decision and protect the employer and other staff from a number of potential risks.

In industries where workers are working with children, the elderly or other vulnerable groups, police history checks are vital for an organisation to rule out employing persons who are past offenders, thus reducing the level of risk posed to our vulnerable community members.

Where is my Police Clearance Victoria valid?

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

When you apply for a Police Clearance Victoria, you are also applying for the following:

What identification (ID) documents do I need for a Police Clearance Victoria?

Applicants must provide four identification documents and a biometric link to obtain a police background check.

These include: 1 x Commencement ID, 1 x Primary ID, 2 x Secondary ID's, a biometric link between the applicant and their ID documents. A self-photo "selfie" demonstrating liveness as instructed on the website is a biometric link.

The identification documents are required to enhance and improve authentication standards, the integrity of data holdings, and procedures for document verification. This keeps national Police Clearance data and a person’s identity more secure.