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  • Fit and proper person declaration

    We use this form (formerly known as Declaration of criminal history particulars) to assess an applicant's suitability for a licence or permission. Without it, we may be unable to grant a licence or permission.

    You should complete this form if you have been asked to do so in a licence, periodic settlement permission or movement permission application.

    This form is designed to be completed on a desktop or laptop computer (not on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet). You'll need to use Adobe ReaderExternal Link software to view this form.

    Next steps:

    • Download the Fit and proper person declaration (NAT 74815 PDF, 1.7MB)This link will download a file form.
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    • Open your saved form and enable JavaScript if prompted before filling in the form.
    • Once you've completed the form, save it using the Save form button at the end of the form.

    Disclosure details on convictions

    If you have been convicted for offences within the last 10 years and those convictions have been pardoned, quashed or 'spent', you may answer 'No' to the question about convictions. You don't have to tell us about them.

    For excise and customs purposes:

    • a pardon means a free and absolute pardon that has been granted to a person because he/she was wrongly convicted of a Commonwealth, state or territory offence
    • a quashed conviction is a Commonwealth, state or territory conviction that has been set aside by a court
    • a spent conviction is a conviction of either a Commonwealth, state or territory that satisfies all of the following conditions
      • it is 10 years since the date of the conviction (or five years for juvenile offenders)
      • the individual was not sentenced to imprisonment or was not sentenced to imprisonment for more than 30 months
      • the individual has not re-offended during the 10 or five year waiting period
      • no other exclusion applies.


    For information about your privacy refer to the full privacy statement at

    Last modified: 06 Mar 2020QC 43561