Guide on How to Complete your Police Check

For AEC Volunteers Working at an Election:

To facilitate your engagement with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), in accordance with the AEC policy, you are required to undergo a police check.


It’s FREE to complete the form and should take less than 10 minutes.

How to complete the Police Check Consent form

1. Log in using the link and details Equifax Employment Verification sent to you – both by email and SMS. 

2. Give your consent to the check being conducted.

3. Complete your personal details including your previous addresses for the past 5 years.

4. Enter your identity documents details and have them verified instantly. You must present 100 points of ID.

5. Click ‘Submit’ at the bottom of the page.

Frequently Asked Questions


Privacy and Security

Equifax Employment Verification is a trusted organisation employed by government agencies and businesses to do pre-employment background checks, which include police checks and many other checks across Australia and New Zealand.

Contact Us

If you have more questions, please don’t hesitate to call the Equifax Employment Verification Hotline on 02 9278 7990 and press ‘1’ for the AEC team or email Please include “AEC” in the subject line so that one of our AEC team can attend to your enquiry.