Notice: Background Check Delays

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), the national agency responsible for conducting background checks, reports that some background checks are currently taking approximately 15 business days to process. These delays are affecting all Police Check providers nationwide. We apologise for any inconvenience. To track the status of your application, visit the Track page.

July 15th, 2019

On average, 7 out of 10 applicants receive their results in 24 hours or less.

Apply online anytime, day or night. Veritas processes Police Checks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Police Check Updates

New Identity Documents for Police Check
New Identity Document Requirements

July 1st, 2018

From 1 July 2018, new identity document requirements commence. You must provide four documents with your completed form to confirm your identity...

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Trust Veritas Check for National Police Checks

Apply online anytime, day or night. Veritas Check's straight-through-processing system processes applications direct with Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) in record time - even outside of normal business hours.

Veritas Check is a ACIC accredited agency authorised to access the National Police Checking Service (NPCS) and issue Police Check Certificates. All accredited agencies and Australian State and Territory Police (including the Australian Federal Police) access the NPCS to obtain Police Check results.

Veritas Check offers Police Checks online for all Australian states and territories. A Police Clearance Certificate is valid across all states including ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA.

Employers or organisations wishing to verify the authenticity of a Veritas Check issued Police Check may utilise our online verification tool.

Please feel free to contact us if you would like to speak to a company representative for more information.

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Privacy Awareness Week 2019

We are excited to announce that we are a partner in Privacy Awareness Week 2019 (PAW) — a campaign dedicated to informing individuals and organisations about how information can be better protected.

This year’s theme is ‘Don't be in the Dark on Privacy’, to highlight a range of privacy priorities including data breaches, online security, your credit information, health information, and your data.

PAW runs from 12 May to 18 May.

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Join the conversation on social media with #2019PAW, and help raise privacy awareness.

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