A minimum of 100 points of identification has to be provided with the application. Use this as a checklist when preparing your identification documents. You’ll be required to upload/scan your identification documents before proceeding with the online application process.

Identification Documents – 100 Point Checklist

You must supply at least ONE Primary documentRequired on document
N = Name, P = photo
A = Address, S = Signature

Primary Document

Foreign Passport (current)N – P70
Australian Passport (current or expired last 2 years but not cancelled)N – P70
Australian Citizenship CertificateN70
Full Birth certificate (not extract)N70
Certificate of Identity issued by the Australian Government to refugees and non – Australian citizens for entry to AustraliaN70
Australian Driver License/Learner’s PermitN – A – P40
Current (Australian) Tertiary Student Identification CardN – P40
Photo identification card issued for Australian regulatory purposes (e.g. Aviation/Maritime Security identification, security industry etc.)N – P40
Government employee ID (Australian Federal/State/Territory)N – P40
Defence Force Identity Card (w/ photo or signature)N – P40

Secondary Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) cardN – A40
Centrelink card (with reference number)N – A40
Birth Certificate ExtractN25
Birth card (NSW BDM only)N25
Medicare cardN25
Credit card or account cardN25
Australian Marriage certificate (Registry issue only)N – S25
Decree Nisi / Decree Absolute (Registry issue only)N – S25
Change of name certificate (Registry issue only)N – S25
Bank statement
N – A25
Property lease agreement – current address
N – A25
Taxation assessment notice
N – A25
Australian Mortgage DocumentsN – A25
Rating Authority – e.g. Land Rates
N – A25
Utility Bill – electricity, gas, telephone (less than 12 months old)
N – A25
Reference from Indigenous Organisation
N – P25
Documents issued outside Australia (equivalent to Australian documents). Must have official translation attached
N – P25

Total Points Provided (minimum 100)

By continuing with this online AFP National Police Check, you are giving consent that you have prepared and scanned 100 points worth of identification documents, which contains your photo, date of birth, current residential address and signature.