For Visa applications and Family sponsors
You and your family member are required to provide a penal clearance certificate or police check from each country visited, if:
All visa applicants (and Family Sponsors) are required to provide a penal clearance certificate or police check from each country visited in the last 10 years, if:
If you have lived in Australia for a total of 12 months or more in the last 10 years (these 12 months are calculated cumulatively, not consecutively) you are required to provide an Australian Federal Police (AFP) clearance by completing a National Police Check Online Application Form.
You can also visit AFP website for further details of the fees for National Police Checks.
To obtain a police clearance from a specific country you can visit following link apply for a police certificate in the relevant countries.
For more information about the character requirement, see Character requirements for visas.
For Citizenship applications
All citizenship applicants are required to provide a penal clearance certificate or police check from each country visited, if:
Persons applying for Australian citizenship aged 18 years and over must satisfy the ‘good character’ requirements.
Any applicant for citizenship by conferral, whether under or over 18 years of age, cannot be approved for citizenship in certain circumstances relating to criminal offences.
For more information and country-specific instructions on how to obtain a police clearance, see Character requirements for Australian Citizenship.
For more information about the character requirement, see Character requirements for Australian Citizenship
If you seek help regarding migration to Australia, kindly contact one of our Registered Migration Agent.
If you need to book an appointment follow the following link https://anzsco.emcaustralia.com.au/make-an-appointment/