Criminal Record Checks – COVID-19 Update
The Criminal Records Unit will continue to operate during the COVID-19 shutdown. However we cannot guarantee that posted requests will be processed.
The Criminal Records Unit phoneline will not be in service during this time. If you have a query please email: email@example.com. Priority will be given to urgent requests for essential services as defined on the COVID-19 website
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 can apply to have the convictions disregarded from their criminal record.