How to Lodge a Police Check on an Applicant's Behalf

This article provides instructions on how to submit a "portal check" on behalf of an applicant.

This feature is only available for select businesses.
To learn how to submit an "Invited Check", see here.

To start your "Portal Check", click 'New Check' and 'Start a New Police Check' from the left-hand sidebar.

Next, select 'Portal Check'. 

Fill out the applicant’s details, including: 

    • Choose the check type: volunteer or standard
    • Enter the applicant's name and any previous names or aliases they have been known by
    • Enter the applicant's date of birth, country of birth and gender
    • Enter the applicant's address and contact details
    • Input the applicant's check purpose 

When entering the check purpose, ensure you include the role they will be doing and the business name or industry they are working for/within.
For a more detailed explanation on the check purposes requirements, see here


Once you have provided the required information, click 'Save'.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click 'Ready to submit'.

After you have reviewed all the information and made sure it is all correct, please upload the applicant's
signed consent form and the required IDs

    • For more information on business consent forms click here
    • For more information on the Minimum IDs requirements click here

If you would like to make any edits before submission, you can do so by clicking the "Modify" button.


Once you have confirmed all the information provided is correct and have provided the necessary IDs, please click 'Submit to InterCheck'.

Once submitted, you will be able to monitor the progress of the application from the 'Manage Checks' tab.