ROVER identity verification checklist

Applications on your own behalf

A minimum of 40 points of identification, in the form of a primary document, must be provided and verified to apply on your own behalf.

Applications on behalf of an organisation or another individual

A minimum of 100 points of identification, including a primary document, must be provided and verified to apply on behalf of an organisation or another individual.

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 100
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.

ROVER enquiries

If you experience any issues with ROVER, please email ROVERinfo@infrastructure.gov.au for assistance.

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Last Updated: 30 July, 2020