Key info

  • The Tasmanian Government personal information card is a form of photo identification.
  • The card can be used by people of all ages to provide evidence of their identity and age.
  • The card is valid for 5 years and costs $29.
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    About applying for, renewing or replacing a personal information card

    The Tasmanian Government personal information card is a form of photo ID containing your full name, date of birth and address. The process for applying, renewing and replacing a card is the same.

    How to apply, renew or replace

    What you need to apply, renew or replace

    When you visit the service centre you must:

    • complete an application form (PDF, 189KB) - the statutory declaration section must be signed in front of a Service Tasmania customer service officer.
    • provide proof of identity
    • have your photo taken
    • pay the fee.

    If you are under 18, your parent or guardian must visit the service centre with you to provide proof of their identity.

    Can I apply, renew or replace?

    There are no restrictions on who can apply for, renew or replace a personal information card.

    If you are under 18, you must visit a service centre with your parent or guardian.

    Proving your identity

    You must provide 3 documents from the following lists to support your application. All the documents must be:

    • current
    • the originals (not photocopies or certified copies)
    • in English or provided with an English translation from an accredited translator.

    You must have:

    • One document from category A and 2 documents from category B, or
    • Two documents from category A and one document from category B
    • If none of your documents show evidence of your current address, you will need to provide one document from category C.

    • Tasmanian personal identification card (can be expired up to 2 years)
    • Australian birth certificate (not commemorative or extract)
    • Australian citizenship certificate
    • Australian passport (can be expired up to 2 years)
    • Australian driver licence (can be expired up to 2 years)
    • Australian firearm licence
    • Australian Government issued ImmiCard (can be expired up to 2 years) or Department of Home Affairs issued travel documents, 
    • Overseas passport (can be expired up to 2 years if accompanied by a current Australian visa)
    • Interstate photo ID card (can be expired up to 2 years).

    • Medicare card
    • Bank or credit card with your signature
    • Student identity card photo issued by an Australian educational institution
    • Concession cards issued by Centrelink or Department of Veterans' Affairs
    • Working with Vulnerable People card
    • Marriage certificate, change of name or deed poll (to prove change of name) issued by Births, Deaths and Marriages
    • Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO).

    You must provide one of the following documents which must be less than 6 months old:

    • Bank or financial institution statement
    • Council rates bill
    • Land tax valuation notice
    • Electricity, water, phone, or gas bill (with evidence of payment)
    • Lease or rent agreement
    • Australian Taxation Office assessment notice.

    How much it costs

    A new or replacement card costs $29.

    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

    Payment options

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    More Information

    • Your card will be sent to you within 15 working days of the application being lodged at a service centre.
    • To update your address please visit a service centre with your personal information card. A sticker will then be sent to your postal address for you to attach to the card.