Employment/Volunteer Check ID Requirements

When Applying For An ACIC Employment Purpose Police Check:

In order to be in line with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC) standards, all Applicants applying for a national police check must ensure they meet the minimum ID Requirements below.

Unable To Meet The ID Requirements?

If you are finding it difficult to provide or get the necessary evidence to identify yourself in line with the minimum requirements above, we have an exceptional circumstances approach which allows you to use Special Provisions to verify your identity. Ask our staff for more information on Special Provision documents.

ID REQUIREMENTS

Commencement of identity

(a) Australian birth certificate or authorised record of birth (not an extract or birth card

(b) Australian citizenship certificate

(c) Australian visa current at time of entry to Australia as a resident or tourist, supported by a foreign passport, which is needed for verification

(d) ImmiCard issued by Department of Home Affairs that enables the cardholder to prove their visa and/or migration status and enrol in services

(e) current Australian passport not expired, (however, if the Document Verification Service (DVS) is used to verify the passport, it may be up to 2 years expired)

Primary use in the community documents

(a) current Australian passport, not expired, (however, if the Document Verification System (DVS) is used to verify the passport, it may be up to 2 years expired)

(b) current Australian drivers licence, learner permit or provisional licence issued by a state or territory, showing a signature and/or photo and the same name as claimed

(c) ImmiCard issued by Department of Home Affairs that enables the cardholder to prove their visa and/or migration status and enrol in services

(d) Australian marriage certificate issued by a state or territory (church or celebrant-issued certificates are not accepted)

(e) current passport issued by a country other than Australia with a valid entry stamp or visa

(f) current proof of age or photo identity card issued by an Australian Government agency in the name of the applicant, with a photo

(g) current shooter or firearms licence showing a signature and photo (not minor or junior permit orlicence)

(h) for persons under 18 years of age with no other Primary Use in Community Documents, a current student identification card with a signature or photo.

Secondary use in the community documents

(a) certificate of identity issued by DFAT to refugees and non-Australian citizens for entry to Australi

(b) document of identity issued by DFAT to Australian citizens or persons who have the nationality of a Commonwealth country for travel purposes

(c) convention travel document secondary (United Nations) issued by DFAT

(d) foreign government issued documents (for example, drivers licence)

(e) Medicare card

(f) A relationship certificate issued by a state or territory Births, Deaths and Marriages

(g) enrolment with the Australian Electoral Commission

(h) security guard or crowd control photo licence

(i) evidence of right to an Australian Government benefit (Centrelink or Veterans’ Affairs)

(j) consular photo identity card issued by DFAT

(k) photo identity card issued to an officer by a police force

(l) photo identity card issued by the Australian Defence Force

(m) photo identity card issued by the Australian Government or a state or territory government (this may take the form of a Working with Children/Vulnerable People Card or a government occupational licence);

(n) Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)

(o) Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC

(p) Firearms licence

(q) credit reference check

(r) Australian secondary or tertiary student photo identity document

(s) Certified academic transcript from an Australian university or a registered higher education provider;

(t) trusted referees report

Rapid Screening will report any suspicious identity theft/fraud to the Police and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission.