How long is a police check valid for?

National Police Checks (NPC) are ‘point in time’ checks and are current as of the date of issue.

How long is my police check valid?

Results of police checks have no set expiry date. They are point-in-time checks, meaning that the results only reflect police records on the date they are released by each police agency. Decision makers are responsible for determining how long police checks are to be accepted as ‘valid’, based on their own risk management strategy and assessments.

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