Apply for a spent conviction

If an application to have a conviction declared spent is successful, it limits the disclosure of that conviction.
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Convictions which have been spent are not listed on a National Police Certificate.

The WA National Police Certificate also includes an application to spend eligible convictions.

If you are applying for a National Police Certificate there is no need to complete this form separately.

If you haven’t received a response regarding your spent convictions application you can email us on

For more information, see our Spent Convictions frequently asked questions page.

There is no fee applicable.