Proof of Identity Quick Reference

To successfully complete your Proof of Identity you will need to provide a total of four (4) different forms of ID that includes:

  • One (1) Commencement of ID Document;
  • One (1) Primary Use in Community Document; and
  • Two (2) Secondary Use in Community Documents.

Please ensure that by providing the 4 types of ID we can verify:

  • Your full name;
  • Your Date of Birth; and
  • A photo that needs to be contained on at least one of the ID you have provide

Accepted ID Documents

Commencement of ID Documents

  • Australian Passport
  • Australian Visa
  • Australian Birth Certificate
  • ImmiCard
  • Document of Identity issued by DFAT
  • Evidence of Residence status
  • Certificate of Identity issued by DFAT to refugees and non-Australian citizens for entry to Australia

Primary Use in Community Documents

  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Australian Marriage Certificate
  • Overseas Passport
  • Proof of Age or Photo ID Card issued by AU Government
  • Shooters or Firearms Licence
  • Student ID Card (U18)

Secondary Use in Community Documents

  • Medicare Card
  • Enrolment with the Australian Electoral Commission
  • Document of Identity issued by DFAT
  • Foreign Government Issued Documents
  • Security Guard / Crowd Control Licence
  • Evidence of Right to an Australian Government Benefit
  • Consular Photo Identity Card
  • Police Officer Photo Identity Card
  • Credit Card
  • Australian Government Photo ID Card
  • Trusted Referees Report
  • Aviation Security Identification Card
  • Bank Card
  • Maritime Security Identification Card
  • Credit Reference Check
  • Australian Tertiary Student Photo Identity Document
  • Australian secondary student photo identity document
  • Certified Academic Transcript from an Australian University
  • Convention Travel Document Secondary
  • Australian Defence Force Photo ID Card
  • Certificate of Identity issued by DFAT 

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