Get a police clearance

Apply for a national police certificate online.

A national police certificate is a list of any criminal and Western Australia (WA) traffic court outcomes and pending charges you may have.

Spent convictions are not listed on the certificate. If you have no criminal or WA traffic court outcomes or pending charges, the certificate will show this.

You can make an application for a national police certificate online or by visiting Australia Post. Both methods require you to pay a fee and provide identification and an Australian residential and postal address.

If you are under 15, your parent or guardian needs to sign your application.

Online applications not requiring any further investigation can be completed within an hour. You will be notified if your application is referred for investigation and it may take up to 10 business days to process.

Page reviewed 23 September 2020