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ROVER identity document guide

How many points of identification do I need?

When applying to create a  ROVER account (including on behalf of an organisation or another individual) you must provide a minimum of 100 points of identification. The 100 points can include primary and secondary documents. At least one primary document must be provided.

You must provide copies of both sides of all the documents you submit.

Please allow up to 5 business days for your documents to be checked by the department. You may be contacted by the department seeking further information.

Identification document checklist

Use the below as a checklist when preparing your identification documents.

Primary documents

Document
You must supply at least one primary document
Foreign documents must be accompanied by a translation if not in English1
Required on document
N = Name,
P = Photo,
A = Address,
S = Signature
Points worth
Foreign passport (current) N-P 70
Australian passport (current or expired within last 2 years but not cancelled) N-P 70
Australian Citizenship Certificate N 70
Australian Full Birth certificate (not birth certificate extract) N 70
Foreign Full Birth certificate (not birth certificate extract) N 70
Certificate of Identity (COI) issued by the Australian Government to refugees and non-Australian citizens for entry to Australia N 70
Australian driver licence/Learner's permit N-A-P 40
Foreign driver licence/Learner's permit N-A-P 40
Current (Australian) tertiary student identification card N-P 40
Photo identification card issued for Australian regulatory purposes (for example Aviation/Maritime Security identification, security industry etc.) N-P 40
Government employee ID (Australian federal/state/territory) N-P 40
Australian Defence Force (ADF) identification card (with photo or signature) N-P 40
National Identity Card issued by your home nation N-P 40

Secondary documents

Document
You must supply at least one primary document
Foreign documents must be accompanied by a translation if not in English1
Required on document
N = Name,
P = Photo,
A = Address,
S = Signature
Points worth
Department of Veterans" Affairs (DVA) card N-A 40
Centrelink (Services Australia) concession and/or health care card (with reference number) N-A 40
Birth certificate extract N 25
Birth card (NSW Births, Deaths, Marriages issue only) N 25
Medicare card N 25
Australian marriage certificate (Australian Registry issue only) N-S 25
Decree Nisi / Decree Absolute (Australian Registry issue only) N-S 25
Change of name certificate (Australian Registry issue only) N-S 25
Property lease agreement—current address N-A 25
Property lease agreement—current address (foreign) N-A 25
Rating authority—current address for example land rates N-A 25
Utility bill—electricity, gas, water, telephone—current address (less than 12 months old) N-A 20
Utility bill—electricity, gas, water, telephone—current address (less than 12 months old) (foreign) N-A 20
Reference from Indigenous organisation N-P 20

1. You must provide an original copy and a translation in English.