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You need 100 points of ID. That has to include at least one form of Primary ID.

You can use:

  • One Primary ID plus one or two forms of secondary ID , or
  • Two Primary IDs

to make up your 100 points.

You’ll find the acceptable forms of ID and their points values here.

Here are the acceptable forms of PRIMARY IDENTIFICATION:

Document Type Description Points
Australian Drivers Licence Full Licence with photo and signature 60
Valid Australian Passport With photo, Date of Birth and signature

Note: Documents that look like an Australian Passport such as a:
- Certificate of Identity (number begins with C) or a
- Titre de Voyage/Travel Document (number begins with U),
are NOT acceptable forms of ID
70
Australian/State Government issued Proof of Age/Identity card ONLY when combined with a Medicare card which includes the applicant’s name
  • QLD: Adult Proof of Age Card issued by QLD Govt Transport and Main Roads
    ONLY with a Medicare card which has the applicant’s name

  • NT: Evidence of Age Card issued by NT Govt Transport Group
    ONLY with a Medicare card which has the applicant’s name

  • NSW: NSW Photo Card issued by NSW Govt Transport Roads and Traffic Authority
    ONLY with a Medicare card which has the applicant’s name

  • ACT: Proof of Age Card issued by ACT Govt Road User Services
    ONLY with a Medicare card which has the applicant’s name

  • SA: Proof of Age Card issued by SA Govt Dept for Transport Energy and Infrastructure
    ONLY with a Medicare card which has the applicant’s name

  • VIC: Proof of Age Card issued by Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation
    ONLY with a Medicare card which has the applicant’s name

  • WA: Proof of Age Card issued by WA Govt Department of Transport
    ONLY with a Medicare card which has the applicant’s name

  • TAS: Tasmanian Government Personal Information Card issued by Services Tasmania
    ONLY with a Medicare card which has the applicant’s name

60
Australian Learners Permit Only when combined with a Medicare Card which has the applicant’s name 60
International Passport with valid visa with expiry date beyond the contract expiry date
  • Country of Origin: Expiry date of Visa must be beyond the contract term*

  • If no current Visa is visible, relevant Immigration papers confirming the end date of the current visa must be provided

  • Must have Date of Birth on document

* New Zealand passport holders don't need a VISA to enter Australia, so we don’t require a VISA expiry date
35
Blind Citizens Australia Identity Card
  • Current Blind Citizens Australia Identity cards are an acceptable form of Primary ID
    • Cards are valid for 3 years

  • Note: Blind Citizens Australia have stopped issuing or renewing identity cards from 01/01/2015
60
Valid Police/Defence Force ID With photo 60
Valid Shooters/Firearms Licence With photo 60

 

Here are the acceptable forms of SECONDARY IDENTIFICATION:

Document Type Description Points
Medicare card This is the preferred Secondary ID option and the first form of Secondary ID that will normally be requested 40
Credit, Debit, or ATM card
  • Australian financial institution cards only

  • The customer's name must be printed on the front of the card

  • Financial Institution name

  • Credit, Debit or ATM cards are the last option if you are unable to provide any other type of Secondary ID

40
Birth Certificate or Original Birth Extract NOTE: if your name has been changed by marriage, you’ll need to provide the Marriage Certificate instead(or is it as well!!) 40
Valid Working With Children Card Must include photograph 50
Valid Australian Government issued benefits card E.g. Aged Pension card, Seniors Card, Disability Support Pension card 40
Utility Bill, Vehicle Registration or Rates Notice It needs to be less than six months old 25
Tertiary Student ID card Must have:
- Photo
- Student Number-Issuing body such as University or TAFE
25
Private Health Insurance Membership card   25

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