Proof of identity requirements

Posted on 5/13/2021 by Tharaka Perera Perera in News

Update Statement: 12 May 2021

From 15 June 2021, applicants will need to provide at least three types of identity document when applying for a skills assessment for professional occupations. This is due to updated requirements from the Australian Government.

What identity documents do I need?

Applicants must provide at least one form of primary document and two others from the list below:

At least one of the following primary documents:

  • Passport bio page
  • Birth certificate

At least one or more secondary documents.

Acceptable secondary forms of identification may include, but are not limited to:

  • National ID
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Social security card
  • Marriage certificate
  • Student identity card
  • Australian visa

Please ensure that:

  • At least one of your ID documents contains a photo of you; and
  • At least one of your ID documents contains your full name and date of birth.

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