Regardless of the type of police check you need, we’ve got you covered. Order any Australian police checks comfortably from our fast and secure online platform. Find out what the difference is between a National Police Check and an Australian Federal Police Check, and how to obtain them.
You need a police check but unsure which one to order? We put together a bit of information for you to easily navigate within our police check product portfolio. Find out what purpose the National Police Check and the Australian Federal Police Check serve, when to order them, and why it’s best to get them from CVCheck.
What’s the difference between a National Police Check and an Australian Federal Police Check?
National Police Check
Australian Federal Police Check
What is it?
A National Police Check (NPC) is a document that
provided by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).
An Australian Federal Police Check (AFP) is a document that
provided by the Federal Police.
What will this show?
All disclosable court outcomes and pending charges sourced from the databases of all Australian police jurisdictions.
Certain convictions, such
Certain convictions are not disclosed if they fall within the classification of Spent Convictions.
Which check should you order?
Order a National Police Check (NPC) anytime a Police Check is required, unless you fall into one of the categories in the right-hand column.
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) can provide police checks for:
What do we need to process the order?
Candidates need to upload a self-capture photo and four ID documents to the CVCheck portal.
Candidates need to upload 100 points of ID to the CVCheck portal.
When will you receive the check?
Estimated turnaround time is 1 business day*.
Estimated turnaround time is 5-15 business days*.
*Read our article on why your police check might be referred.
Why you should order your next police check from CVCheck?
1. Pay for your order.
2. Your candidate creates their account and submit their paperwork.
Create your account, pay for your order and submit your paperwork.
Your documents are uploaded to CVCheck’s technologically advanced online platform, from where they’re sent directly to the police department. All data is encrypted while it’s being transmitted electronically and when it’s stored in the system.
You can check the status of your order online any time.
No need to wait for candidates to supply paper results.
Once the check is complete, you’ll get a notification and you can check the results online.
Once your check is complete, your results are available online.
Simply log into your CVCheck account and download your certificate whenever you need it.
Local support team
If you have any issues or questions, our support team is always happy to help.
To find out more or to order a police check, please visit CVCheck.