Working with Children Check (WWCC)

Application Guide for Beacon Foundation Volunteers (SA)

Last Updated: April 2024


Application Process: Apply online.
Cost: Free for volunteers.
Valid For: 5 years
Process Time: Approx 4 weeks.
Card Issued: No. Check number only.


1. Fill out an application online via the DHS Screening Unit.

Helpful Hints

In ‘Application Details’
Under ‘Screening(s) Required’
SELECT ‘Working with Children’

You can verify your identity documents online or with an independent Verifying Officer.

2. Check the status of your application if required.

3. Email your registration number to Beacon at

Now you are ready to go!

Need to update your details? 

Visit the links below.

Note: To renew your WWC you will have to start a new application. You can apply for a new WWC if your existing check will expire within 6 months.