Police Check NT

Information about the Police Check NT


Checked Australia is a government accredited provider able to submit police check NT applications on behalf of applicants, as well as ensure that your application is placed at the head of the queue. We offer our clients a completely online application form designed to be completed by most applicants in a matter of minutes. Utilising VerifyID™ for identity document verification, we can securely verify your identity documents through the use of a scanner or camera. You are able to start, complete and submit your application for a national criminal history check in a single sitting. Our express service option also includes your digital national police certificate sent in as little as an hour when you opt for an express police check NT.

How do I get a police check NT?

There are a few ways an individual can apply for and receive their police check NT. Checked offer you the faster option.

A police clearance certificate is a government issued national criminal history check. You may be asked to provide this if you have applied for an aged care facility role. When applicants are asked to provide their police check NT, they may have been given a paper-based Northern Territory application form. If you have received this, then it must be returned to your local police station for processing. The waiting times for paper-based processing can stretch into weeks. This can include time for your application to be received, processed, and mailed back to you.

Checked offer an entirely online form with the option of express processing.

Your police check NT is a national police clearance. This means that applications for a Australian police check will include information gathered from all criminal records across Australia, regardless of the state that you are applying for your clearance in. For information on what can appear on your national police check, please see this link.

As your police check NT is a national clearance certificate, we are able to assist you obtain your certificate for any state:

How long does a police check NT take?

If applicant’s choose the paper-based form, a criminal record check can likely take weeks to be received, processed and returned via post. When you choose Checked and opt for express processing, then your clearance form could be completed and returned to you in as little as one hour. Our express service means that we can prioritise your police check application. Please note that in most cases, applications submitted to the central government database can return within the express timeframe. In 30% of applications, a police check NT may be delayed. If your police check NT has been delayed by the relevant police agencies for what is known as a ‘manual review,’ then we will refund you the express service fee. In order to allocate a potential match in the criminal history database, a manual review is required. These results are then released between 1 and 15 business days following submission.

How much is a police check NT?

The cost of a police check will differ depending on the check type. A volunteer check costs less as this is for unpaid work. Please ensure that you have chosen the correct check type before submission as you may need to apply for a new form. Our express service fee is offered on top of the application fee.

Start your application for a police check NT now and choose express processing for return in as little as an hour.

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