Type Who can apply? When can I apply? What documents do I need?

Departure (at substantive rank at resignation)

Current Victoria Police officer intending to resign or undertake LWOP or secondment Apply any time from 3 months before leaving or taking up LWOP or secondment Copy of driver licence, 3 PDAs, consent to check records, statutory declaration
After departure (constable to commander) Former Victoria Police officer, who resigned voluntarily not previously registered No cut-off apply any time CV, capability self-assessment, consent to check records, statutory declaration
Renewal (at registered rank) Registrant renewing at same rank After 2 years on the register CV, consent to check records, statutory declaration
Renewal (higher than registered rank) Registrant renewing at higher rank After 2 years on the register CV, capability self-assessment, consent to check records, statutory declaration

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Professional references - Registration after departure and renewal at higher rank only

  • Referees should be drawn from your post-Victoria Police experience
  • Assess your referee's interest and availability to provide a written reference
  • Referees should hold significant knowledge of your capabilities, preferably as a supervisor
  • If self- or un-employed, consider professional associates, clients and/or personal referees

 Victoria Police references - On departure only

Statutory declaration

  • This is a statutory declaration relevant to your character and reputation, consent for exchange of information and accuracy and authenticity
  • Disclosure of adverse information does not automatically exclude you from consideration so explain the context and circumstances

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