Current processing delays
Because of high current demand you may not get your report within 20 working days (about 4 weeks). We're working hard to process requests as fast as possible. We're sorry for the inconvenience.
Your criminal record covers criminal and traffic convictions but does not include charges that haven't gone to court yet, infringements and charges where you weren't convicted.
How to check your criminal record (also known as your criminal conviction history).
How you can check someone else’s criminal record (known as a third party criminal conviction history check).
Check if you're eligible for a clean slate and what this means for your criminal record (criminal conviction history).
What police clearance certificate (police record or file, penal or criminal check) is and what police vetting involves.
Contact details for our criminal records team.
Men convicted of specific homosexual offences that used to be illegal will be able to apply to have the convictions disregarded from their criminal record, once a law change being considered by Parliament is passed.