Evidence of Identity Required

All Cert IV in Celebrancy candidates must present three matching forms of identification to the Celebrant Institute for audit purposes.

  • At least one of the three documents must come from each of the two categories listed below.
  • At least one Category A document must show a photo of the candidate, a full name and date of birth.

Category A Documents

  • Australian Full Birth Certificate (not an extract or a commemorative certificate)
  • Australian Citizenship Certificate / Naturalisation Certificate
  • Department of Home Affairs Certificate of Evidence with ResidentStatus
  • Department of Home Affairs Visa Evidence Card
  • Australian Passport
  • Overseas Passport
  • Australian Driver’s Licence
Current or expired less than two years
  • Proof of Age Card
Issued from or after 1992

Category B documents

Category B documents must be Australian issued and current

  • Australian Defence Force photo identity card (excluding civilians)
  • Australian Firearm Licence
  • Australian Security Guard/Crowd Controller Licence
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs / Centrelink PensionerConcession Card (including Health Care Card)
  • Educational institution student card
  • Financial institution debit/credit card
  • Medicare card

Change of Name

If a candidate has changed their name, they need to provide a certified copy of their change of name document.

  • Australian marriage certificate
  • Australian civil partnership/relationship certificate
  • Australian change of name certificate
  • Australian birth certificate noting new name
Issued by relevant Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Divorce order
Issued by relevant court
  • Change of name by deed poll document
Issued prior to 2004

Please upload certified readable and high quality scans of your ID below.

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