AFP Check ID Requirements


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 document Required on document
N = Name, P = photo
A = Address, S = Signature
Points Worth

Primary Document

Foreign Passport (current) N – P 70
Australian Passport (current or expired last 2 years but not cancelled) N – P 70
Australian Citizenship Certificate N 70
Full Birth certificate (not extract) N 70
Certificate of Identity issued by the Australian Government to refugees and non – Australian citizens for entry to Australia N 70
Australian Driver License/Learner’s Permit N – A – P 40
Current (Australian) Tertiary Student Identification Card N – P 40
Photo identification card issued for Australian regulatory purposes (e.g. Aviation/Maritime Security identification, security industry etc.) N – P 40
Government employee ID (Australian Federal/State/Territory) N – P 40
Defence Force Identity Card (w/ photo or signature) N – P 40

Secondary Document

Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) card N – A 40
Centrelink card (with reference number) N – A 40
Birth Certificate Extract N 25
Birth card (NSW BDM only) N 25
Medicare card N 25
Credit card or account card (only recording the last 4 card number/s) N 25
Australian Marriage certificate (Registry issue only) N - S 25
Decree Nisi / Decree Absolute (Registry issue only) N - S 25
Change of name certificate (Registry issue only) N - S 25
Bank statement N - A 25
Property lease agreement – current address N - A 25
Taxation assessment notice N - A 25
Australian Mortgage Documents N - A 25
Rating Authority – e.g. Land Rates N - A 25
Utility Bill – electricity, gas, telephone (less than 12 months old) N - A 25
Reference from Indigenous Organisation N - P 25
Documents issued outside Australia (equivalent to Australian documents). Must have official translation attached N - P 25

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.