Relevant document: ‘Record of Convictions'.
Apply to the address above or email the completed form.
Provide: Applications must be made using the ‘Request your own Criminal Conviction History’ Form and the request must be for a Full Record of Convictions (the Full Record of Convictions box on Step 3 of the form must be ticked).
If you receive more than one letter from the NZ Ministry of Justice, one indicating 'no convictions' and one indicating 'convictions' with an attached convictions list, both letters must be provided to the department.
If you receive only one letter from the NZ Ministry of Justice, indicating 'no convictions' you will need to also supply a
'Consent to Disclosure of Information (107KB PDF)' authorising the Department to seek confirmation information from the NZ Ministry of Justice.
Note: You will first obtain a full NZ Ministry of Justice police clearance. If there are any sentences of imprisonment, you will be required to complete the aforementioned consent form and Form 80 (available from the department).
A ‘no convictions’ letter will have the wording:
“As at … (date) … you have no convictions based on the following information you provided: …”
A ‘convictions’ letter will have the wording:
“As at … (date) … and based on the information you provided below, please find enclosed the result of your conviction check: …” The letter will include an attached list of conviction/s that must be provided to the department.