Pre-employment Background Checks

Mercury’s probity solutions for pre-employment screening are Australia’s most robust and trusted.

We offer several products in this growing category, including 100% online solutions, as well as a human verification option in partnership with Australia Post.

fit2work is a fully accredited agency of the ACIC (CRIMTRAC).

Credit & Fraud Checks

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.

All Checks

fit2work provides a full suite of background checks for use in a large range of industries: Directorship, Employment History, Health Accreditation Checks and others.

Pre-Employment Checks for individuals or business

Pre-Employment Screening
fit2work offers individuals or businesses quick Online Police Check. Our Enterprise Probity Solutions also offer a wide range of checks which can be bundled and incorporated into a company’s staff onboarding process.

Risk Management
fit2work Checks help to protect businesses from internal threats, an invaluable addition to your onboarding process that mitigates risk to your and your clients.

Fast and secure
80% of fit2work Police Check results are returned within 15 minutes of submission. Approximately 20% of check requests submitted are flagged for manual processing, and typically take 2-10 business days. Approximately 5% of checks may take up to 20 business days to be returned.


Australia’s most trusted Police Checks

Getting a fit2work Police Check is simple and fast. Simply click Start, read and agree to the terms and conditions and fill out our simple online form.

You can complete the entire process from home.

You will need to upload 100 points of ID (click here to find out what constitutes 100 points of ID), submit with payment.

80% of fit2work Police Checks are returned within 15 minutes.*

*Approximately 20% of check requests submitted are flagged for manual processing, and typically take 2-10 business days. Approximately 5% of checks may take up to 20 business days to be returned.

100% Online Individual Police Checks

Step 1

Step 2
Upload 100 points of ID

Step 3
Fill in form, pay & submit

fit2work National Police History Checks for individuals in 3 easy steps. 100% online process with Results delivered directly to your email.

Corporate police and background checks

Businesses can benefit from a simple and easy to use interface to perform bulk checks or one-by-one for incoming staff, service suppliers and other associated individuals.

Other checks may also be bundled together, such as International Police Checks, Right to work VISA, Employment History amongst others. Click here for a complete list of available checks.

Book a free demonstration with one of our Customer Specialists to find out how fit2work Police Checks can protect your business from internal threats.


National Police checks for employment. As an accredited agency of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), 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 ACIC 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.

  • Customer Satisfaction

    Over 98% of client responses to the 2015 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 and Bondi Junction we are proudly Australian owned and operated. 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.


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

  • 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 and completing your first police check in a matter of minutes. 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.

  • Reporting

    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.

  • Integrated Workflow

    fit2work seamlessly integrates with a number of major HRIS and HCM systems.

  • Reminders

    You are able to schedule reminders for any checks you process. fit2work will automatically notify you via email when renewal checks are due.

  • Flexible

    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.

  • Security

    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.

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