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National police check fees and charges

The costs of national police checks and livescan and ink fingerprinting, and how to pay them.

Fees are updated on 1 July every year, in accordance with the Victoria Police (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2014.

The below fees are GST exempt.

Fingerprinting (Livescan and ink) fees and charges

Current fees for fingerprinting are below.

Livescan (National Name and Fingerprint Records Check) $197.20
Ink fingerprints (visa, passport, immigration)
1 set $52.00
2 sets $73.40
3 sets $94.80

Learn how to book a fingerprinting appointment.

Melbourne (Docklands)

Payment options at the metropolitan location include EFTPOS, credit card, cheque or money order.

NOTE: cash is not accepted.

Regional Victoria (including Geelong)

Regional locations only accept payment via credit card/debit card. Applicants will need access to a smart phone capable of reading QR Codes and their email account.

NOTE: Cash, cheque or money orders will not be accepted

National police check (name only) fees and charges

Current fees for police checks are below.

National police check (name only) $50.50
Volunteer for an authorised organisation $19.00

Pay for your national police check (name only)


Do not pay online until you:

Pay for a national police check (name only)

Community Volunteer Fee (CVF) details must be completed in Section E of the application form in order to qualify for the reduced fee.

Pay for a volunteer check

Cheque and money orders

Cheque and money orders must be made payable to Victoria Police.

Cheques and bank drafts must be issued by an Australian financial institution.

Learn how to apply for a national police check.

Apply for a reduced fee for volunteer organisations and students on placements

Volunteers and students on placements can apply for a national police check at a reduced fee.

Organisations registered with Victoria Police will be provided with a Community Volunteer Fee (CVF) number. This number is to be used to verify the applicant’s volunteer status when applying for a police check and will allow the volunteer to have their check processed at the reduced fee.

Organisations can register for a CVF number using the application below.

Download the application for a Community Volunteer Fee (CVF) number form

Please return the completed form via email to

More about police checks and fingerprinting

Read more about national police checks and fingerprinting.

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Reviewed 02 October 2022

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