If you’re happy that you meet the eligibility criteria to become a WA Police Force Cadet you can now fill out the application form and send it in.
As part of the application, you’ll need to prepare all the required documentation (outlined in Section 16 of the application form) that needs to accompany it before submission.
Full birth certificate must contain parents details.
Proof of Citizenship or Permanent Residency
This includes Naturalisation or permanent residency document (if applicable).
Change of Name Documentation (if applicable)
A recent original colour passport compliant photograph (please print your name on the back of the photograph).
Please photocopy original documents and have certified
Present the originals and photocopied documents to either a Justice of the Peace, Police Officer, Post Officer Manager or Pharmacist / Chemist to be certified. Submit certified photocopies with your application, keep original documents. We can certify documents for you at the recruitment centre
Traffic and Criminal Check
When we receive your Application Form, we will undertake a check to identify any criminal offences and/or traffic infringements you may have.
Once the Application Form and supporting documentation has been checked and verified and the Traffic and Criminal Check has been completed, you will be invited to commence the Selection Process.
Full Licence History
If you have resided in Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory, South Australia or Victoria for three (3) months or longer, you are required to attach a Full Licence History from that state to your application (a five (5) year Licence History will not be accepted). A Full Licence History can still be obtained if you have never held a Motor Driver’s Licence in that state.
To access the Licence History:
- Australian Capital Territory - Road Transport Authority: Licence History Search
- Northern Territory - NT Complete Traffic History
- South Australia- sa.gov.au: Check your driving history (note: only past 10 years history available).
- Victoria- VicRoads: Driver history reports (note: only past 5 years history available).
How long does it take?
Once the Application Form and supporting documentation has been checked and verified and the Traffic and Criminal Check has been completed, you may be invited to commence the selection process. Generally this will take 2-4 weeks to complete.