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Police Clearance Victoria

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How much does a Police Clearance Victoria Cost?

The base price for a police clearance application for applicants in Melbourne is $48.90. 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 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.

If applicants require a certificate that is issued by the Victoria Police Force, this can only be obtained directly through the Victoria Police Force. Australian National Character Check is not affiliated with the Victoria Police Force and applicants must obtain one directly through their website. This will require you to have your identification documents certified, then manually post away and cannot be completed using an entirely online process. You should allow a minimum of 10 business days for a Victoria Police Check by the Victorian Police Force to be issued.

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 National Police 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.