Step 1: Clearance for Ministry Application

Receiving a Clearance for Ministry is an important part in a suite of tools that keep everyone safe.  Your participation in it is valued.

This form performs the following tasks:

  • It collects your contact and personal information needed to remain in contact with you and process any necessary propity checks,
  • It collects your ministry profile (for both clerics and laypersons) so that the dicoese can issue the appropriate licences and permissions.
  • It uses a screening questioniare to ensure that evevryone is kept safe.  This questionaire adjusts depending on your ministry profile so that you are asked only the questions that are needed.
  • It collects your Working with Children Card details if required.
  • It will ask you to supply referees and your church history (if required)
  • It will ask you to agree to a number of oaths, declarations and statements tailored to your ministry profile.
  • It will redirect you to submit a police check (if required).


  • Getting Prepared

    To complete this form you will need to know the ministries you conduct.  You can find a list here.

    If you have been a member of your parish for less than three years and you minister to Children, you will need to supply your church membership history and two referees.

  • Saving Your Application

    If you need to pause, you can save your application and return to it later by using the save button at the bottom of each page.

    A link will be emailed to you that you can use to continue.

  • Start Your Application

    Click the button bellow to start.