Lay Safe Ministry Clearances

The Anglican Church is committed to doing everything we can to ensure that our churches are safe for all who participate in church activities—including our volunteers. That is why we require everyone who has a ministry role within the church to meet specific standards of
personal conduct.

Applying for a Lay Safe Ministry Clearance

All lay people undertaking ministry to children in parishes need to apply for a Lay Safe Ministry Clearance. This can be done through the online application form below:

Lay Safe Ministry Clearance application

Once you have submitted this form, you will need to undertake the required clearances.

Clearance Levels

Level A: People undertaking ministry to children

Lay Safe Ministry Clearances – Level A instructions

People in Level A will be required to complete:

  • National Police Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Safe Church Training
  • Safe Ministry Check

Information and Instructions: