Verification of Identity Documents

The Lands Titles Office has introduced a new policy which requires us to complete a Verification of Identity face to face before the completion of the Land Transfer documents.

(in accordance with the Registrar General’s Verification of Identity Policy)

Category Required documents Also required if name changed
For persons who are Australian citizens or residents
1
  • Current Australian Passport or Foreign Passport with Australian resident visa label

AND

  • Current Australian driver’s licence or form of photographic Proof of Age Card
Change of name or marriage certificate
2
  • Current Australian Passport or Foreign Passport with Australian resident visa label

AND

  • Full Birth, Citizenship or Descent Certificate

AND

  • Current Medicare, Centrelink or Veterans’ Affairs Card
Change of name or marriage certificate
3
  • Current Australian driver’s licence or form of photographic Proof of Age Card

AND

  • Full Birth, Citizenship or Descent Certificate

AND

  • Current Medicare, Centrelink or Veterans’ Affairs Card
Change of name or marriage certificate

 

IMPORTANT – PLEASE NOTE:

  • ORIGINAL AND CURRENT DOCUMENTS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED
  • Birth / Marriage / Change of Name certificates are required to be issued by Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Extracts, originals or copies are not deemed sufficient evidence
  • Only the above documents are acceptable.  Other forms of identification such as credit cards, utility accounts etc are not acceptable under the Policy
  • All documents must be from the same category
  • Category 2 Documents can only be used if the person undertaking the face-to-face verification is satisfied that all Category 1 documents are not available. If the person undertaking the face-to-face verification is satisfied that not all documents from Category 1 and Category 2 are available, only then can documents from Category 3 be used