Police Checks QLD †

National Police Checks - Queensland

In need of a police or criminal history check in QLD? Save yourself the headache and bypass queues, paper forms, and snail mail with CVCheck. We’ve streamlined the process for ordering a national police check in QLD, meaning you can get your criminal record or police check in QLD online and on demand. Whether you’re in need of a criminal history or police check in QLD for employment, voluntary work, occupation-related licensing or registration purposes, CVCheck can get you what you need, fast!

† CVCheck is accredited by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission to provide Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Checks, often referred to by employers as police checks or police clearances, through the National Police Checking Service. Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Checks applied for through CVCheck are not issued by state police departments, but do list an individual’s disclosable court outcomes and pending charges sourced from the databases of all Australian police jurisdictions.

Police Checks QLD Online

We’ve revolutionised the way individuals and organisations obtain a National Police Check in Brisbane, QLD, Australia and the world. Now you can bypass unnecessary queues, tedious forms and untraceable snail mail by simply ordering your criminal history check online. CVCheck offers this online service to all individuals and businesses in Queensland who may need a police check for employment, voluntary work, occupation-related licensing or registration purposes. There’s no faster, smarter or more efficient way to get a criminal history check in QLD.

Online Police Checks Made Easy

At CVCheck, we’re connected directly to the national government database, so your police check results could be completed in as little as 1 business day*. You can order on the go via our website by simply completing your personal details and providing a copy of your I.D. We’ll then run your check and notify you as soon as your national police certificate is ready to be downloaded.

ACIC Accredited Service

Our police checks in QLD are Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) accredited, so you know you’ll receive a complete and accurate criminal history check wherever you may be. Our checks are trusted by government departments, licensing authorities and employers across Brisbane, Queensland and around the world.

Coverage Across 190 Countries

As Australia’s fastest-growing screening and verification service, we’ve helped more than 1 million businesses and individuals get the checks they need for work, study or licensing approval. We’ve helped thousands of people skip the queues and we can do the same for you too – simply click here to order your criminal history check in QLD.

Police Checks - Australia

Australia: National Police Check

$49.90 incl GST
Estimated delivery time: 1 day *

Australia: AFP Check

$88.00 incl GST
Estimated delivery time: 15 days *

Frequently Asked Questions

A police check in QLD can be ordered through bodies accredited by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), such as CVCheck. Formally known as Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Checks (or National Police Checks), simply create a free account with us, then order and pay for your police check. It’s that easy!

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A police check in QLD will list all disclosable court outcomes and any pending charges from police jurisdictions nationwide. Certain convictions, such as spent or juvenile convictions, may not be disclosed on a National Police Check in accordance with the legislation of the various police jurisdictions.

Known as a ‘point-in-time’ check, a police check in QLD has no formal period of validity and is current as of the date of issue. Many employers and organisations only accept a police check that has been issued in the past 12 months.

Formally known as a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check, a police check in QLD costs $49.90 including GST.

Here at CVCheck, we’re connected directly to the federal systems which means we’re able to process the majority of police checks in QLD with results returned within 1 business day.

However, approximately 30% of all these checks ordered within Australia are referred for manual processing. If this occurs, the result may take from 1 – 15 business days to be returned.

Processing of police checks in QLD can take longer if the applicant shares similar details with other individuals recorded in police databases, particularly if they have a common name. It is therefore always recommended that applicants living in QLD order their police check at least 2 weeks before the certificate is required.

Other than the issuing organisation’s branding and logo that may appear on the certificate, there is no difference between a police check in QLD and a criminal history check in Australia. Since July 2018, the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), the government body that regulates police checks, formally applied the title of Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check (NCCHC) to all police checks in Australia.

A police check in Australia may sometimes be referred to as a:

  • National Police Check (NPC)
  • National Police History Check (NPHC)
  • National Criminal History Check (NCHC)
  • National Criminal Record Check (NCRC)
  • State Police Check (no longer available)

* All turnaround times are estimated working times for Australian checks and are provided as a guide only. Turnaround times are based on our experience of the time taken for the majority of these checks to be delivered. However, CVCheck is reliant on third parties for supply of information, and in some cases those third parties may take longer to supply that information. Accordingly, CVCheck does not give any time guarantees for any checks or packages. It is CVCheck’s policy and practice to keep you informed as much as possible if there are any unusual delays. Read more about our delivery times here.

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