Get a Police Check (New South Wales)

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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Accredited national police check in New South Wales (NSW)

If you need to complete a police check done today, Rapid Screening is here to help you! In just a few easy steps you could obtain a nationally accredited police check today. Thanks to Rapid Screening’s streamlined, innovative and online systems, your results could be returned within 1-2 hours* of your application lodgement.

Rapid Screening is 100% accredited by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) works in partnership with the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

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Fast Turnaround Time

Our processes and systems are all state of the art, which means your results and certificates are efficiently distributed electronically, providing you with instant access to your Australian Police Check. In 80% of cases, your police check certificate can be provided within 1-2 hours* after the application has been submitted.

100% Online

Using Rapid Screening’s secure, online service, you can easily organise verification checks from your home or office. We use innovative technology to verify your identify via your webcam, mobile or tablet, allowing you do submit anywhere, anytime.

Government Accredited

Rapid Screening is accredited by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), with direct access to the national criminal history database, covering all states and territories of Australia. We also work directly with the Australian Federal Police for all Visa & Immigration purpose police checks.

Offering New South Wales police checks for individuals and business

For Individuals

Rapid Screening provides Australian police checks to support you with applying for employment, Australian citizenship, appointment to positions of trust, volunteer service, or for various licensing or registration schemes. We make this process easy for you to do.

For Businesses

Employee background checks are hugely important for people employed in positions that require high security, responsibility, trust and discretion, such schools, religious organisations, hospitals and healthcare facilities or even financial institutions. Rapid Screening can help by providing secure, fast employee screening all online.


Your privacy and personal data matter! Rapid Screening uses some of the most advanced technology to keep your personal information safe – the same technology that many online banks use. We are proud to meet all Australian standards for information and data privacy.

Our Payment Options:

Payment is quick and easy. Here are a couple of ways you can pay:

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

Don’t wait! Get your police check today.

Why use Rapid Screening?

Rapid Screening is a simple, convenient and straight forward way for individuals and businesses to obtain national police checks quickly and easily.

We use innovative, online systems that enables the lodgement of National Criminal History Checks in a quick, simple and straight forward way with most responses processed within a few hours*.

  • We are nationally recognised and fully accredited by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP).
  • We’re 100% online, fast and reliable
  • We use advanced software to keep your personal information safe
  • We service all Australian states and territories: Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia and Australian Capital Territory.

Apply today by doing it the express way – submit your online application now.

What if you’re not located in New South Wales (NSW)?

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

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