NPC Proof of identity
Applicants must provide suitable proof of identity, this is based on a 100-point identity check. You must provide original proof of identity, copies will not be accepted. The table below provides a guide.
* Indicates ID documents that are acceptable via online applications. If you are unable to meet the identity requirements, you can contact us and depending on your circumstances the WA Police Force may be able to make an alternate arrangement.
|1||Australian Birth Certificate or Birth Card*||70|
|3||Australian Citizenship Certificate*||70|
|4||International Passport* (passport must have a current valid Australian visa)||70|
|5||Registration of Descent||70|
Only 1 secondary ID document will attract 40 points, subsequent secondary ID will attract 25 points per item.
Secondary ID with a photo will be accepted as primary ID but only attract the points listed in this table.
|1||Licence or Permit issued under Australia law||40 or 25|
|2||State or Federal Government Employee Identity||40 or 25|
|3||Tertiary Education Institution Identity||40 or 25|
|4||Australian Learner’s Permit||40 or 25|
|5||Department of Veterans Affairs Card||40 or 25|
|6||Centrelink or Social Security Card||40 or 25|
|7||WA Photo Card||40 or 25|
|8||ImmiCard||40 or 25|
|9||Dangerous Goods Security Card||40 or 25|
|10||Working With Children’s Card||40 or 25|
|11||Consular Photo Identity Card||40 or 25|
|12||Maritime Security Identification Card||40 or 25|
|13||Proof of Age Card||25|
|15||Council Rates Notice||25|
|16||Property Lease/Rental Agreement||25|
|17||Property Insurance Papers||25|
|18||Motor Vehicle Registration or Insurance Documents||25|
|19||Professional or Trade Association Card||25|
|20||Utility Bills (e.g. Telephone, Gas, Electricity, Water)||25|
|23||Health Care Card||25|
|24||Change of Name (is required if ID is in a different named, however does not contribute to points score). Accepted are: Marriage Certificate, Divorce Papers, Change of Name Certificate from Registrar General.|
Total points score must equal