Police checks (Australian Capital Territory)*

National Police Check AFP Check

Arrival Time: 80% 1 - 2 Business Hours

Purpose: Individuals applying for Employment (including positions of trust).

Arrival Time: 80% 1 - 2 Business Hours

Purpose: Individuals who work on a volunteer basis.

Volunteer checks can be used for an applicant who will:

  • freely hold the position or perform the role on a voluntary basis for the benefit of the community;
  • not be an employee, contractor, subcontractor, staff member or officer of an organisation;
  • not be entitled to a salary or any other entitlements or benefits associated with the position or role;
  • be a student undertaking a compulsory vocational placement as a requirement of an Australian-based academic institution or training course.

Arrival Time: 5 - 15 Business Days

Purpose: (Australian Federal Police Check) Individuals applying for Immigration, Visa, Citizenship, Working In Commonwealth Facilities & Working In ACT.

  • Note: Certificates issued by the Australian Federal Police are printed on secure paper. It will arrive in the post mail at your chosen address. Will not arrive via email. (No delivery to PO BOX addresses)
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Obtain a national police check in Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

Are you looking for a police or criminal history check in the ACT? Rapid Screening is an accredited police check service provider, offering 100% online, simple applications and quick results. We provide nationally recognised criminal history checks (police checks) to both individuals and businesses within Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

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Speedy Response

Obtain your police clearance certificate quickly with Rapid Screening. Our fast, online and simple application process means that we can dispatch often your certificates within 1-2 hours*. Rapid Screening is accredited to access the National Police Checking Service through the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), allowing us to turn around your certificate quickly.

100% online application

Rapid Screening is an industry leading police check provider, allowing customers to complete their check and verify their identity completely online. This means you can apply for a police check using your computer or mobile device anywhere, anytime.

Accredited provider

Rapid Screening is a fully accredited provider. We are recognised by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and work closely with the National Police Checking Service to obtain this valuable information securely and quickly.

Police checks for individuals and business

For Individuals

Many Australian employers these days require you to obtain and organise your own criminal background checks during the recruitment process. Rapid Screening lets you order your criminal history check online, quickly so you’re prepared for these opportunities. If you are an individual who requires a police check for employment or volunteer purposes, get in touch today. In just a few short hours*, you could receive a digital certificate with your results.

For Businesses

Rapid Screening can help you screen your current and prospective employees, allowing you to make informed employment decisions. We are trusted for employment purposes by government, licensing authorities and employers. We work closely with all major industries in Australia to deliver nationally recognised police check certificates. Most of the businesses that currently use our services are Organisations in industries such as; recruitment, logistics, supply chain, family day care, national disability insurance scheme (NDIS) and more.


At Rapid Screening, we meet a strict criteria from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) with regards to data privacy and security. We also included, along with your digital police check certificate, a verified company legitimacy and certain security requirements so you can rest assured your information is safe with us.

Payment is quick and easy. We accept the following methods of payment:

  • Credit/debit card
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

There’s no faster way to get a National Police Check than with us here at Rapid Screening.

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Why use Rapid Screening for police checks?

As one of Australia’s fastest-growing screening and verification service providers, Rapid Screening offers reliable, fast, and affordable police checks to thousands of individuals and businesses nationally.

  • Quick and 100% online: Order from anywhere, anytime via our website
  • We’ll notify you as soon as your national police record check is ready
  • We deliver 80% of applications in 1-2 business hours*
  • Our Australian Police Checks are ACIC accredited
  • We provide national criminal history checks (police checks) for every state and territory in Australia
  • We use innovative technology to keep your data safe and secure

Don’t wait! You could have your police check back shortly!

Located outside of Australian Capital Territory (ACT)?

Don’t worry – we also offer police checks right around Australia. Just select from one of the locations below:

*This is not state-based police check. Rapid Screening provides a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check that is nationally recognised throughout Australia.

*Rapid Screening provides police checks 24hrs a day, 7 days a week. 80% of our checks return with a result within 0-2 business hours. However, some checks may require more time. Click here to read more about why some checks take longer than others.