As a Sidekick, you may be required to pass a criminal record check for particular work on our platform.

In New Zealand, a criminal record check is required to work in warehousing, some hospitality roles and any any role which requires driving.

How to complete your criminal record check in New Zealand

Step 1: Before you begin, you will need a photo of valid ID with the signature visible. Valid ID includes NZ Passport, NZ Drivers Licence or Overseas Passport

Step 2: Sign and date the Proof of Signature Form

Step 3: Click this link to go to the Criminal Record Check service

  • Choose ‘Individual Request’

  • The first page of the application will provide you with an overview of all the documents and information you will require to complete your application.

  • The next two pages will require you to fill in your personal details as shown below

  • In the next section ‘Report’ select ‘No’ as shown below and click next

  • Upload your photo ID and completed proof of signature form and click next

  • Accept the declaration and select complete

  • Enter your email address to receive a confirmation of your application

Step 4: Upload your confirmation email to Sidekicker

  • Once you receive the confirmation email, take a screenshot of the confirmation

  • Login to Sidekicker on a Desktop computer

  • Go to Edit Profile > Certificates > MoJ Criminal Record Check certificate > Upload

Note: Your confirmation email is valid for 7 days. After 7 days, this will expire and you will be required to upload a copy of your final Criminal Record Check to continue to apply for warehousing, driving, and some hospitality shifts.

What should I do with my Final Criminal Record Check?

You will receive your final Criminal Record Check via email within 3 business days of your application. Once you receive this, you will need to:

  • Login to Sidekicker on a Desktop computer

  • Go to Edit Profile > Certificates > MoJ Criminal Record Check certificate

  • Delete the existing uploaded document

  • Upload your Final Criminal Record Check document to the MoJ Criminal Record Check certificate

Note: Your Final Criminal Record Check is valid for 1 year. After 1 year, this will expire and you will be required to complete and upload a new Criminal Record Check to continue to apply for warehousing, driving, and some hospitality shifts.

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