Police Check SA

Information for South Australia Police Check Online


Do you need a fast police check SA? Checked is a government accredited provider able to not only submit individual and corporate applications on behalf of applicants, but put yours at the head of the queue for express processing. We offer our clients a completely online application form that is designed to be completed in minutes. We use the secure provider VerifyID™ for all identity document processing and verification, which securely verifies your ID through the use of a scanner or camera. You can start and submit your application for a national criminal history check in a single sitting and even have your national police certificate emailed back to you in as little as one hour using Checked and our express service.

How do I get a police check SA?

If you have been asked to provide a copy of a police clearance certificate then you may have received a copy of a paper-based South Australia police national police check application form. This form cannot be submitted directly to the government, you will need to complete and return this form to your local SA police station. You will likely wait weeks for your application to be received, processed and your national police clearance mailed back to you. Checked offer you the same process entirely online and with a much faster turnaround.

Your police check SA is actually a national police clearance which means that applications for your Australian police check, regardless of which state you applying within, will include information taken from any criminal records across Australia. For information on what’s included on your national police check, please follow this link.

This also means that Checked can help you obtain your national police clearance for use in any state from the same simple and easy-to-use online form. We help people apply for their:

How long does a police check SA take?

To have your criminal record check completed and returned in as little as one hour, all you need is your ID documentation and a few minutes online with either a scanner or a camera at hand. Our express service means that we can put your application at the head of line with typical police check approvals received within just an hour of submitting your application.

In roughly 30% of cases, however, your national police clearance can be delayed, even if you selected the express processing option. If your police check SA has been delayed for what is known as a ‘manual review’ then we will refund you the express service fee. Typically, your national clearance certificate is received between 1 and 15 business days later, as this requires an official to sight and allocate a potential match.

How much is a police check SA?

The cost of a police check SA for a standard application differs with volunteer checks, as these are slightly cheaper to obtain for unpaid work. Please ensure that you have applied for and purchased to correct type of check before you submit your application as you may need to apply and pay for a new one. Our express service fee is offered on top of the application.

Get your police check SA completed online in just a matter of minutes with Checked. Start your application now and submit it in a single online sitting.

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