Apostille in Australia

Apostille in Australia

Getting a criminal record check in Australia

The National Police Clearance Certificate, accounting for criminal records in all states and territories except Queensland, is granted by the Australian Federal Police in Canberra. Download the National Police Check application form here. Applications should be posted to: Australian Federal Police, Criminal Records, Locked Bag No. 8550, Canberra City - Act 2601.

The fee is $43 (Australian) and must be paid by check (from an Australian bank) or money order. Applications are processed within 15 days.

Once you have the National Police Clearance, it needs to be apostilled.

Getting an apostille in Australia

The Secretary to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, R.G. Casey Building, John Mc Ewen Crescent Barton, ACT 0221 Australia. Telephone: +61 (2) 6261 3644 / +61 (2) 6261 1111.

Email: webmaster@dfat.gov.au, or cnb_cms@dfat.gov.au
Web: http://www.dfat.gov.au
Price: $60 (Australian)