LIST 1List 1 documents should display your full name and birthdate. Only original copies will be accepted.
Australian full birth certificates with parental details issued by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriage. Commemorative certificates are not valid unless it comes with the standard Birth Certificate. Historic Certificates from 1987 and 1988 will be accepted.
NSO Birth Certificate (or birth certificate from overseas registry) provided that it shows parental details. Present Birth Certificate together with passport and Australian travel document.
A current Australian passport. Passports expired within two years will be considered but those that are cancelled will not be accepted.
Current Philippine or overseas passport except those that are cancelled.
Official Travel DocumentsTravel documents from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade:
Current certificate of Identity
Document of Identity
Current Titre de Voyage
Proof of Citizenship
Any Australian Government issued documents
Visa Evidence Card
Document for travel to Australia (up to 5 years from date of issue)
Evidence of Immigration Status (EIS) ImmiCard
Permanent Resident Evidence (PRE) ImmiCard
Residence Determination ImmiCard (RDI)
Australian Migration Status (AMS) ImmiCard
Other valid photo IDs
Expired (more than two but less than five years) RMS issued NSW Photo driver licence or NSW Photo Card with card number visible.
Photo Driver licence from another Australian state or territory (current or expired within the last two years).
Current Photo Identity Card for NSW Police Force. Staff and family not included.
Current Consulate photo Identity card from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
LIST 2Document from this list should display at least your family name and your first given name in full. Name in List 2 document should match name in List 1 document. All documents should be original and not copies and certified copies will not be accepted.
Government Issued Cards
Current blue or green Medicare card.
Pensioner Concession Card.
Department of Veterans’ Affairs entitlement card.
Other entitlement card given by the government of Australia.
Documents from Financial Institutions
Current plastic credit card or account card showing your name and signature. The card should be issued by a bank, building security credit union, American Express, Diner Club International.
Passbook or account statement or letter no older than 1 year. This should be given by a bank, building security credit union, American Express, Diner Club International. Card should include:
Family name and first given name in full
Customer residential or mailing address
Account number or type
Financial institute letterhead or institute branch stamp
Utility and other bills
Bills for landline telephone, gas, and electricity within 12 months.
Water or council rates or land valuation notice not more than 12 months old.
Documents from schools and learning institutions
Current student photo identity card from Australian secondary school, TAFE or university. IDs should be valid within two years from date of issue unless inclusive valid dates are visible.
Evidence of enrolment at an Australian secondary, TAFE or University up to 12 months old. This should be printed on a letterhead, showing your name and address.
Other valid documents
Current Mobility Parking Scheme (MPS) permit from the RMS.
Current RMS issued photo Firearm, Security Industry or Commercial Agents and Private Inquiry Agents operator licence.
Current photo identity card for the Australian Defence Force. Civilian staff and family are not included.