Welcome to the Criminal Records Section Online Applications for National Police Checking
This service allows NSW residents aged 14 years and above to apply online for a National Police Certificate for general employment, visa, some occupational licensing, adoption and other purposes.
The NSW Police Force does not provide checks for child related employment. Individuals seeking a Working With Children Check should refer to the Office of the Children's Guardian website http://www.kids.nsw.gov.au/
Individuals requiring a criminal record check for Australian citizenship, residency, spouse visa, guardianship of a child from another country, working visa or whilst travelling or living abroad, must apply via the Australian Federal Police (AFP). Details on applying for a criminal record check via the AFP is available at www.afp.gov.au
To apply for a National Police Certificate, please complete the application form online. You must complete all mandatory fields marked with an * on the form. Once the form is complete, print and present in person with identification and payment at your nearest NSW Police Station.
Payment can now be made on line using a credit card just follow the prompts. However, you will still need to attend a Police Station to have your three forms of identification verified. Please allow 30 minutes for your application to be received before attending a Police Station.
For further information on the National Police Checking Service, please contact the Criminal Records Section by telephone 02 8835 7888 between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You have 60mins to fill out this online form before it times out.