Police Clearance Certificate

Any person who wants to enter Australia is required to be assessed against the character requirements.

McKkr’s offers services to Migration Agents and Lawyers to lodge a Decision-Ready visa application by obtaining Police Clearance Certificates on behalf of your clients. If you are seeking assistance for your client, Contact Us today.

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For most visa applications, your clients and their dependents may be required to provide a police clearance certificate for each country they have lived in for 12 months or more (cumulatively), over the last 10 years, since turning 16 years of age, including their home country and Australia, if they are already in Australia.

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For immigration purposes, only complete disclosure National Police Certificates issued by the AFP (Australian Federal Police) are acceptable. Standard disclosure certificates or national police certificates issued by Australian State or Territory Police are not acceptable for visa applications. Most police checks are completed and posted within 48 hours of receiving the application, however, processing times may vary in case as the AFP needs more information from other police jurisdictions. Get in Touch with us explore your options to obtain Police Clearance Certificates.

Obtaining police clearance certificates from abroad has separate procedures and timelines which your clients must consider. Any certificates obtained from foreign jurisdictions, which are not in English, must be translated to English before they are submitted to the Department. Your client’s visa application will generally not be processed until all police certificates are submitted. Thus, timing is crucial. You must gather and prepare all documents in time to prepare a decision ready application for your client’s visa application.

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All the police certificates including certificates issued by the Australian Federal Police are valid for 12 months from the date of issue. McKkr’s can assist your client in their application to ensure a hassle-free process. Talk to our friendly coordinator at +61 2 4626 1002 to learn more about our services or fill this Form and we will get back to you shortly.