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Identity checks with Australia Post

You have two options for proving your identity with Australia Post - both quick and easy:

  1. Identity check with receipt
    • This is a 100-point identity check, which requires you to produce original identification documents totalling at least 100 points.
    • A transaction receipt (to provide to your property manager) will be provided. Important: as your receipt is the proof of your identity check, it’s a good idea to scan it for safe keeping and future reference.
    • Your identity check will be valid for 2 years.
      • Follow these steps to complete your identity check:
      • Download and complete the application form:
      • Gather your original identity documents.
        • The identification documents Australia Post will accept as verification are listed on the form.
      • Visit a participating Post Office and lodge your ID check form. Click here
      • to find your nearest post office
      • Pay the application fee (this is a non-refundable administration fee): $24.90

  2. Identity check with identity card (Keypass)
    • The Australia Post Keypass identity card contains your photo, name, address, date of birth and signature, and is often an acceptable way to prove your identity for a rental agreement (excluding WA).
      • Eligibility
      • To apply for a Keypass identity card, you need to:
        • be aged over 17 years and 11 months;
        • live in Australia;
        • be able to provide sufficient proof of your identity and age.

        • Follow these steps to complete your identity check:
        • Download and complete the application form:
        • Gather your original identity documents.
          • The identification documents Australia Post will accept as verification are listed on the form.
        • Visit a participating Post Office. Click here
        • Pay the application fee (this is a non-refundable administration fee): $55.00*
          • *Pricing for a new card, if you’re <60 years old, with standard delivery.
          • You can select Express Post delivery (for an additional fee) when you apply.

More information about pricing can be found at: http://auspost.com.au/travel-id/keypass-identity-card.html#tab2

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