The NZ Police Vetting Service provides criminal history checks on potential and current employees or volunteers to Approved Agencies that provide care to children, older people and vulnerable members of society in New Zealand. The Vetting Service also provides criminal history checks for overseas visas and work permits.
To check if your agency is eligible to use the NZ Police Vetting Service, please see the NZ Police Vetting Service Approval Criteria.
If you wish to register for NZ Police Vetting, please have the person who will act as the main contact for your agency email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see the Registration page for more details.
Safety checking the children's workforce
New rules mean people who work with children must undergo a safety check. There are 4 different categories of worker and 4 years in which to get your workforce safety checked.
Download the Check 4 - Safety checking the children's workforce poster (PDF, 154KB).
Troubleshooting and FAQs
You can find the answers to frequently asked questions about key processes of the vetting system, or find out about how to troubleshoot when you are having problems while trying to vet someone.