The Screening Unit finishes most check applications within three weeks. It can take longer than this if there is a lot of information to assess or it is complex.
Processing can take longer than three weeks if:
To avoid delays:
It is an offence to provide misleading information to the Screening Unit, so applicants should double-check all information is correct.
You can check the status of your application at any time.
Once your application is processed, the Screening Unit will tell you the result (except for general employment probity check). If an organisation started the application on your behalf, the result will be emailed to them.