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Proof of Identity and Residency

Information on the proof of identity and residential documents required to obtain a driver licence in the Australian Capital Territory

Where proof of identity and/or residency are required, documents must be current and originals only.

Any documents in foreign languages must include a certified translation from either the:

A person must provide full proof of identity if they do not hold an ACT Driver Licence. Full proof of identity means a minimum of three identity documents. The documents must include at least one Primary and one Secondary Document of Identity. The third document can be either a Primary of Secondary Document of Identity. Proof of Residency must be supplied as a fourth document, if not already satisfied by the three identity documents. At least one of the documents must show a signature.

Click on the link below to view the list of acceptable Proof of Identity Documents.  For further information contact Canberra Connect, see details below. 


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