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Identification requirements for Registering a Deed of Relationship in Tasmania

Acceptable evidence of identity, age and residency in Tasmania must be provided.  Each applicant must provide one document from both List 1 and List 2.  If evidence from Lists 1 or 2 does not reveal current residential address, at least one piece of evidence from List 3 must be produced.

LIST 1 - Evidence of date and place of birth

  • Birth certificate; or
    Statutory Declaration supported by one of the following documents displaying the date and place of birth of the applicant:
  • Citizenship papers
  • Australian Passport, Foreign Passport/Visa
  • Department of Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) issued travel documents, including a visa.

LIST 2 - Linkage between identity and person and use of identity

  • Current photo driver's licence
  • Current photo firearms licence
  • Plastic bank/credit card, with signature
  • Medicare card
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA)/Centrelink pensioner concession card
  • Birth, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) Change of name/Marriage certificate (to prove name change only)
  • Photo security guard/crowd controller licence
  • Defence Force or Police service photo ID card

LIST 3 - Evidence of residential address

  • DIMIA Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status
  • Bank statement, utility account (with proof of payment)
  • Certificate of vehicle registration
  • Any of the documents listed in List 1 or 2 above revealing the applicants current residential address

All documents must be current and either original or certified by a Justice of the Peace or Commissioner for Declarations as being a true copy of the original sighted by them.