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Update your details

You must always keep your details up to date. 

By law, you must notify the Department of Justice & Regulation within 21 days of any changes to your personal and contact details, and the details of existing, and new organisations that engage you in child-related work.


Register for a MyCheck account and login to update your:


Paper forms

Paper ‘Change of Details’ forms are no longer accepted by the department. Please update your details online.


Change of name
You will not be able to update your name online. If you want to change the name on your card, download and fill in a Change of name form. Post the completed form and a certified copy of a document that demonstrates the link between your current and previous name, to the department.


Change of sex

To record a change of sex please write to the department providing:

  • your name. If you have changed your name, attach a completed Change of name form.
  • the title you wish the department to use in correspondence
  • your address and contact phone numbers
  • any one of the following:
    • a statement on letterhead from a registered medical practitioner or registered psychologist certifying your circumstances, for example intersex, undergoing gender transitioning, indeterminate or gender diverse
    • a certificate recognising your altered sex from a State or Territory authority or Birth, Deaths and Marriages
    • a current passport with details of your altered sex  


Change of title
Please write to the department and request us to record a different title for you.


Changing from a Volunteer to an Employee Check

You can make this change online by registering for a MyCheck account, logging in and then selecting ‘Volunteer to Employee Check’.  

You will need a credit card to pay the non-refundable application fee. For details go to Fees.