Welcome to Fit2work
Australia’s largest accredited provider of National Police Checks

Fast, Reliable, Secure

Over 80% of results are returned instantly

All tracked in our easy to use online system.

International Criminal History checks for over 190 countries

Credit, Visa, Employment History, Qualification Checks


Fast, Reliable and Secure providers of a wide range of Police and Background Checks

Fit2work offers national coverage for all background checks through an easy to use system, all you need is an internet connection! Almost 80% of Fit2work’s national police checks are returned in seconds and we can have your organisation up and running in a matter of hours.

National Coverage

All the background checks Fit2work provide are valid throughout Australia, not just in individual states or jurisdictions. All 8 police jurisdictions in Australia are interrogated.

Easy Setup

You can be up and running with Fit2work in a matter of hours. There is nothing to install and because our software is entirely web based you can access Fit2work anywhere you have an internet connection. Approximately 80% of check results are returned instantly.


The Fit2work system provides real time reporting. You will be able to obtain instant, up to date figures directly from your account and create customised reports filtered on a wide range of criteria. The data can be exported to Excel or PDF for easy distribution.


Fit2work seamlessly integrates with the Mercury suite of products to streamline all of your recruitment and management needs.


You are able to schedule reminders for any checks you process. Fit2work will automatically notify you via email when renewal checks are due.


Fit2work provides a wide range of employment checks, that you can mix and match to suit your needs. Fit2work will even remember your preferences, so you can run your 'standard' set of checks in just a few clicks.

Online Payment Options

Applicants can securely pay for their background checks online via PayPal, using their bank account or credit card. Any checks that are not paid for by the applicant will be sent to you via a simple monthly invoice, categorised by department and type of check.

Customer Support

Fit2work has a dedicated support team to provide you with all the assistance you need to easily process your checks. Based in Port Melbourne we are Australian based and readily available to help.


As an accredited provider of background checks we are highly focused on data security. We regularly review our software and service delivery infrastructure to ensure we exceed industry best practices.


Percent Checks returned instantly


Countries we can Process Background Checks for


Years in operation


Clients Nationally

Types of Checks

Fit2work provides a full suite of background checks for use in a large range of industries. Our growing list of checks includes National and International Police Checks, Finance Checks, Employment History Checks and Health Accreditation Checks.

Australian National Police History Checks

Fit2work allows you to login and perform National Police History Checks online for prospective/current staff and volunteers without having to engage in a third party to help, therefore reducing processing time. A large percentage of checks are returned instantly and all 8 police jurisdictions in Australia are interrogated. (Federal, NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, NT, WA, TAS).
Fit2work will allow you to track and manage the status of all of your checks and automatically creates a database that you can search and schedule future refresher checks.

Anti-Money Laundering & Counter-Terrorism Financing

Australia’s extensive legislation has tightened the net around individuals presenting a risk in regard to money laundering and/or financing terrorism. Fit2work’s solution assists in authenticating the identity of individuals and reduces the likelihood of identity theft and fraud. Fit2work utilises comprehensive identity databases to electronically confirm identity and ensure AML & CTF compliance.

Individual Credit

Fit2work will access in-depth and predictive credit history reports on millions of consumers in Australia and New Zealand. Where required, this check will provide information on commercial and consumer data.

International Criminal History Check

Fit2work’s International Criminal History Check identifies felony and/or misdemeanour level conviction records and arrests pending adjudication in the country requested. Multiple countries based on the applicant’s travel and work history may be selected. For a comprehensive list of the countries we currently check please don’t hesitate to call.


Fit2work has a direct link to the AHPRA database and we can check each and every clinician’s AHPRA registration on a daily basis. The system will notify you daily of any changes in registration and allow you to maintain a fully equipped and registered workforce.

Bankruptcy & National Insolvency

If an individual is bankrupt or has entered into a personal insolvency agreement they are automatically disqualified from managing corporations or being a director. We will search the National Personal Insolvency Index (NPI) for details of creditors’ petitions, debt agreements, personal insolvency agreements, bankruptcies, insolvent deceased estates, control orders and authorities in relation to breaches of the corporations act.


The directorship check can help your business understand an individuals' business history before going into partnership or taking them on as a new director within your company. This check will search for companies the individual is a current director of and companies that the individual is a past director of.

Employment History

We have been conducting ‘Employment History’ checks for 16 years and value the need to ensure a candidates CV adds up. Our Fit2work team will ensure details are verified with appropriate officers at the place of past employment.

Qualification Check

Fit2work will verify tertiary qualifications directly with relevant institutions. Verification of the institutes and courses attended, commencement and completion dates and the qualification obtained will be confirmed.

Entitlement To Work (Visa)

Only Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens who have entered Australia on a valid passport are able to work in Australia without restriction. If foreign nationals wish to work in Australia they must obtain an appropriate visa. Via Fit2work, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship can provide verification of a foreign national’s current visa status and give comprehensive details of their entitlement to work.

AFS Authorised Representative Register

Fit2work will conduct a check the ASIC database to ensure your applicant is an AFS Authorised Representative. Any non-AFS licence holders are also unable to offer or advise you about financial products.

AFS Licensees Register

Fit2work will conduct a check through the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to ensure that the applicant is an authorised AFS licence holder. Any business or person that offers or advises you about financial product must hold an Australian Financial Services (AFS) licence.

APRA Disqualified Register

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, life insurance, friendly societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies and most members of the superannuation industry. Fit2work will check an individual’s ARPA qualification or disqualification from important roles within the Australian authorised deposit-taking, general insurance and superannuation industries due to conviction for an offence involving dishonest conduct or bankruptcy.

ASIC Banned & Disqualified Persons

Fit2work screens AFS disqualified persons, securities representatives and future representatives from the Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) Banned and Disqualified Register. The ASIC register details a person’s disqualification from managing an organisation under the Corporations Act in addition to determining limitations from running corporations, Fit2work will also coordinate an advanced personal name search to advise you of previous roles held including an applicant’s commencement and termination dates.

ASIC Credit Registered Persons

Fit2work will conduct checks through the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to confirm a candidate’s credit registration prior to engaging in credit activities under state and territory legislation.

ASIC Credit Representative

Fit2Work will conduct a check through Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to ensure that the applicant is a Credit Representative. Credit representatives are authorised to engage in specified credit activities on behalf of a credit licensee.

ASIC Credit Licence Register

Fit2work will check an applicant’s Credit License Registration through the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) prior to the applicant commencing business on behalf of your organisation.


Fit2work provides over 750 clients with access to National Police checks for employment. As an accredited agency of Crimtrac, Fit2work accesses the NPCS Support System (NSS) to provide National Police History Checks to both employers and individuals in accordance with the contract for access to the NPCS.
Fit2work undergoes regular accreditation through Crimtrac to ensure compliance with our service agreement and the privacy and confidentiality needs of our clients and applicants of Fit2work checks.
As part of our ongoing service, Fit2work will conduct annual audits of a number of your checks and ensure the terms of the contract for access to the NPCS are being met.

Why Choose Us

Australian Owned

Fit2work is proudly 100% Australian owned and operated. Not only secure and confidential, our background checks are fast and reliable, providing accurate and dependable results.

Customer Support

Fit2work is supported by a team of dedicated and experienced individuals who are available to answer your queries and create the best customer service experience for you and your organisation.

Intelligent Design

Fit2work is streamlined and simple. Taking only minutes to coordinate checks, you have full ownership of the application process and you’re able to access results in seconds. For larger organisations a simple list from your HRIS or student database coordinates hundreds of checks in minutes..... and with virtually no administration.

Track your checks

Fit2work will allow you to track and manage the status of all of your checks and automatically creates a database that you can search and schedule future refresher checks.
Fit2work protects your business by providing you with valuable information about current and future employees. We help you make informed employment decisions and protect your business against criminal activity, fraud and misrepresentation, saving you time and money.

Customer Satisfaction

Over 98% of client responses to the 2013 Fit2work survey provided positive feedback stating they were happy and highly satisfied with quality of service provided by the Fit2work team. Located in South Melbourne we are proudly Australian operated and boast national offices in Western Australia and Queensland. Fit2work customers come from each of Australia’s State, Territory and Commonwealth jurisdictions and we pride ourselves on the highest level of support and assistance.

Advanced Technology

Fit2work is at the forefront of technological advancement. We don’t stay still for long and constantly update our service, implementing advances in systems technology in consultation with our clients. We work closely with our customers to innovate service and process improvements ensuring an absolute minimum of effort in coordinating thousands of National Police History Checks.

Monash Health has been Mercury’s client for E-Recruit and Fit2work. Both of these products assist the HR department in the recruitment process and add considerable efficiencies to our work. Mercury’s e-Recruit system provides a wide range of functionality for us. There are significant Human Resource tools which provide us with streamlining and efficiencies in the recruitment process which can attract people using an online system. Since implementing e-recruit, the system has considerably decreased the end to end cycle time for recruitment given that it removes a significant amount of the administration work. Moreover, e-recruit also helps us to ensure that all applicants complete the declarations and are willing to undertake checks to comply with legislative and policy requirements of Monash Health, including police checks.
National Police History Checks is one of the mandatory requirements to be able to work in the health sector. The process waiting for a police check sometimes is too time consuming and creates delays in the employee starter process. Mercury’s Fit2work provides us with a solution that is efficient and easy to access. Fit2work is an innovative product that allows us to perform online National Police History Record Checks on potential employees using a web based service. The service is easy to use and decreases the waiting time for the police checks. Hence, it provides us with an effective process in pre-employment probity.
E-recruit and Fit2work definitely meets our requirements and Mercury supports our essential business philosophy with its ongoing commitment to provide high quality human resource solutions.

Peter Farrar - Manager, Talent Management

Men at Work are a multi faceted Traffic Control, labour Hire and Temping organisation based at Port Macquarie. We have numerous contracts with organisations that require a broad range of pre employment checks.
We have struggled with security checks for our candidates until recently when we engaged the services of the Mercury Group of Companies. The service that we have received from Fit2work has been outstanding. What would have normally taken us up to seven days to gain clearance for our candidates now takes as little as 10 minutes.
Engaging Fit2work has given us a clear operational advantage over our competitors. The staff are professional and courteous. If you are in need of a reliable and timely company to conduct your pre employment security checks we warmly recommend the team at Fit2work.

Geoff Woodham - Recruitment & Field Consultant

As a HR Manager at Eastern Health that employs over 8000 staffs, hiring new employees in the health sector is not a simple task. There are many trials and tribulations to the process, especially when National Police History Checks are mandatory. We need to have a process that is staff efficient, easy to access and fool proof. The entire process and time spent waiting for a check can be inconvenience where there can be significant delays in start work dates. For us Fit2work provides a solution that fit those requirements.
Fit2work is an efficient and innovative product that allows us to perform online National Police History Checks on potential and current employees using a web based service. This service offers 70-80% of results back in as little as 60 seconds! Fit2work does not so much affect the decision making process with whom we hire, but more provides us with an effective process in pre-employment probity and speeds up the employee starter process. All the applicant needs to do is to fill out a paper or online consent form before commencing work with Eastern Health and Fit2work will provide us with the National Police History Checks well before they commence employ.
Fit2work is user friendly and as the Authorised Officer, I could understand how the system works after one or two times of using it. The system is really useful and has returned a handful of clients with criminal histories that they had not disclosed during their interview. Our people are our success, and Mercury certainly endorses this crucial business philosophy with its ongoing commitment to provide high quality human resource solutions to the Health, Aged Care and various other industries Australia wide.

Kathy Giannakoudakis - Human Resources Manager

We introduced the Fit2work system into our business approximately 3 years ago and it has greatly assisted us in expediting and improving the rigor of our recruitment process. As a customer of Fit2work we find them very responsive to our enquiries and communicative about system issues and improvements.
While the system is easy to use and reliable, Fit2work are constantly investing in improving their system.
From a customer perspective that tells me they not only listen to their customers but anticipate their needs.

Emma Clements

Yarra City Council has been using Fit2work to conduct our police checks for the past 3 years. The system has greatly improved the efficiency of our police checks process from 6 weeks to 60 seconds which in turns reduces our overall recruitment timeline.
As a regular user of Fit2work, I have found the system to be a very clean way to process and organise our current employee police check renews and potential employee information.
Fit2work's team are always helpful when responding to enquiries about the system or any system changes and updates. They have the flexibility to modify and improve the system to make life easier for their customers.

Yvette Fahkry - Recruitment HR Services Officer

My experience with Fit2work has been an easy transition, the website is easy to use, the immediate response ensures we can start new staff quickly which in retail means we can cover ourselves.
Fit2work is a great tool to use to ensure when hiring new employees, you are getting quality employees.

Industrie Clothing Pty Ltd.

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