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 may be able to make an alternate arrangement.

Primary documents

ID document Points
1 Australian Birth Certificate or Birth Card* 70
2 Australian Passport* 70
3 Australian Citizenship Certificate* 70
4 International Passport* (passport must have a current valid Australian visa) 70
5 Registration of Decent 70

Secondary documents

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.

 

ID document Points
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
14 Medicare 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
21 Credit/Account Card 25
22 Bank Statement/Passbook 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

100