ACIC Identity Document Requirements

Applicants must provide four Identity documents to complete the ACIC Standard Identity Check.

Each document can only be used once.

The combination of documents must include

Commencement of Identity Documents

  Photo ID Date of Birth Full name
Australian Birth Certificate
Australian Citizenship Certificate
Australian Visa
Australian Passport
Australian ImmiCard
Australian Certificate of Identity
Australian Document of Identity

Primary Use In The Community Documents

  Photo ID Date of Birth Full name
Australian Driver Licence or Learners Permit Card
Australian Passport
International Passport
Australian Proof of Age Card (Government issued only)
Australian Tertiary Student photo Identity Card
Australian Firearms or Shooters Licence showing a signature and photo (not minor or junior permit or licence)
Australian Government Agency photo Identity Card
Australian ImmiCard
Australian Police Force photo Identity Card
Australian Defence Force photo Identity Card

Secondary Use In The Community Documents

  Photo ID Date of Birth Full name
Australian Driver Licence or Learners Permit Card
Australian Passport
Medicare Card
Australian Proof of Age Card (Government issued only)
Current address on the Australian Electoral Roll (NO DOCUMENT REQUIRED) (This allows Cited to confirm Australian Electoral Enrolment and form parts of the 4 document requirement)
Australian Health Care Card – Centrelink issued
Australian Pensioner Concession Card - Centrelink issued
Australian Secondary Student photo Identity document
Australian Tertiary Student photo Identity Card
International Driver Licence
Australian Firearms or Shooters Licence showing a signature and photo (not minor or junior permit or licence)
Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC)
Australian Government Agency photo Identity Card
Australian Security Guard or Crowd Control photo licence
Australian ImmiCard
Australian Police Force photo Identity Card
Australian Defence Force photo Identity Card
Credit Report
Trusted referees report. Download the form and have a referee complete this report for you.
Certified academic transcript from an Australian University
Australian Certificate of Identity
Australian Document of Identity
Consular photo Identity Card issued by DFAT
Convention Travel Document Secondary (United Nations) issued by DFAT

Change of name documents

Australian Birth Certificate
Australian Marriage Certificate (Issued by Registry of Birth, Deaths and Marriages only)
Australian Change of Name Certificate