Identity Documents Required for a Police Check 04 September 2023 05:45 Updated To process a police check InterCheck must adhere to the government's ID requirements. This page provides a full list of the identity documents we'll need to collect to process a police check. When submitting a police check you must provide a total of four identity documents against the following categories: 1x Commencement of Identity Document 1x Primary Use in the Community Document 2x Secondary Use in the Community Documents We'll also require: a self-photograph for identity verification purposes, or a certified copy of your photo ID Things to take into account when providing your ID: Photo ID: Your commencement or primary document must include your photo. If neither document includes your photo and no other photo ID can be provided, you must provide a passport-style photograph certified by a person listed in Schedule 2 of the Statutory Declarations Regulations 1993 (Cth). Change of name: If any of your documents are under a previous name, you must provide evidence of a name change. This means providing either a change of name certificate issued by the Australian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages or an Australian marriage certificate issued by a state or territory, in addition to the four identity documents. Church or celebrant-issued certificates are not accepted. Commencement of Identity Document At least ONE of the following documents will need to be provided: Full Australian birth certificate (not an extract or a birth card) Current Australian passport (can accept passports up to 3 years with DVS) Official Australian visa (which can be located here) Current ImmiCard (not expired) Australian Citizenship Certificate Primary Use in the Community Document At least ONE of the following documents will need to be provided: Current Australian drivers licence, learner permit or provisional licence, showing a signature and photo Current passport issued by a country other than Australia (not expired) Current proof of age or photo identity card, with a signature and photo For persons under 18 years of age with no other Primary Id, a current student identification card with a signature and photo Secondary Use in the Community Document TWO of the following documents will need to be provided: Medicare card Bank card (must be from separate financial institutions if providing more than one) Credit card (must be from separate financial institutions if providing more than one) Photo identity card issued by the Australian Government or a state or territory government Evidence of right to an Australian government benefit (Centrelink or Veterans’ Affairs) Tax File Number advice letter issued by ATO Notice of Assessment letter issued by ATO Working With Children's Check card (letter versions are not accepted) Enrolment with the Australian Electoral Commission Australian tertiary student photo identity document Certified official academic transcript from an Australian University Australian secondary student photo identity document Aviation Security Identification Card Maritime Security Identification card Photo identity card issued to an officer by a police force Photo identity card issued by the Australian Defence Force Security guard or crowd control photo licence Foreign government issued documents (for example, drivers licence, birth certificate) Certificate of identity issued by Foreign Affairs and Trade Document of identity issued by Foreign Affairs and Trade Convention travel document secondary (United Nations) issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consular photo identity card issued by Foreign Affairs and Trade Trusted referees report Credit reference check Occupational licence (government issued) Related articles How to Upload Further Supporting Documents Step 3: How to Upload Your Identity Documents How To Have a Document Certified Step 1: How to Start a Police Check Application How to Update your Application Details Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.