You can prove your identity by visiting a Service Tasmania shop (external link) with the right evidence.
I live in Tasmania and have a driver's licence
You can prove your identity by showing an Australian driver’s licence with your correct name and address details. The licence can be expired for up to two years.
I live in Tasmania but I don't have a driver's licence
You can prove your identify by showing 3 documents that confirm your name and address.
|Main proof of identity||Second proof of identity|
|EITHER show 1 of these||and 2 of these|
|OR show 2 of these||and 1 of these|
All documents must be in English or be accompanied by an English translation from an accredited translator.
A Certified document is a copy of an original (often a photocopy) which has been endorsed as a true copy of the primary document. It does not certify that the primary document is genuine, only that it is a true copy of the primary document.
I live interstate and am applying for a licence in Tasmania for the first time
If you live interstate and are applying for an occupational licence in Tasmania for the first time you will need to prove your identity by supplying certified copies of your driver's licence, passport or other combination of documentation (see table - Main proof and second proof of identity).
The name and/or address on my driver's licence or documents is wrong
If the name and/or home address on your documents is wrong, you need to show us evidence of your current name or address.
If your name is different to what is shown on your main proof of identify, you must also give us at least 1 original evidence of change of name document.
At least one of your documents or cards must show your date of birth and current Tasmanian home address. If the current address is not shown, you need to provide a fourth document that is less than 6 months old, from the category evidence of residential address.
|Evidence of change of name||Evidence of residential address|
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