How do I obtain a police certificate?Hi all, we applied July 2017 and have just received a request for additional information including an AFP check. Does anyone know whether they need an AFP check with fingerprints or the standard AFP check? Thanks!
For instructions on obtaining a certificate from an overseas government or law enforcement authority, refer to the relevant country information.
If you are required to provide an Australian police clearance certificate because you have spent more than 12 months in Australia within the last 10 years, you must complete the Australian Federal Police (AFP) National Police Check application form which is available at the AFP National Police Checks page on the AFP website.
You should use Code 33 at Question 1 on the form and include details of any, and all, names you have been known by.
If an AFP certificate is provided based on incorrect information, we might request another certificate. State and Territory issued police certificates are not accepted.
Note: Fingerprints are not required for AFP National Police Checks.