Criminal records

If you have any queries on the progress of your application
please contact us via email to Please include:

  • your full name
  • date of birth and
  • payment details (cheque or money order number)

to assist us to quickly locate your application.

The Australian Federal Police is responsible for the collection, collation and recording of court outcomes relating to criminal and traffic prosecutions.

We provide assistance under the provisions of section 8 of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 (Comlaw) to members of the public, businesses and organisations that require various entitlements such as employment and security checks. We also provide information to foreign law enforcement agencies, prosecution and judicial services.

Services include:


Criminal Records -
National Police Check
AFP Criminal Records
Locked Bag 8550
Ph:(02) 6140 6502

National Security Hotline

Airport Watch - Call 131 AFP