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Authorised Person List

Persons Authorised to Certify Identification Documentation

Members of Certain Professions

  • Chiropractor
  • Dentist
  • Legal Practitioner
  • Medical Practitioner
  • Nurse
  • Patent Attorney
  • Pharmacist
  • Veterinary Surgeon
  • Police Officer
  • Registrar, or Deputy Registrar, of a Court
  • Sheriff
  • Sheriff’s Officer
  • A teacher employed on a full-time basis at a school or Tertiary Education Institution


Other Persons

  • Australia Post – Agent of the Australian Postal Corporation who is in charge of an office
  • Australian Consular Officer or Australian Diplomatic Officer
  • Bailiff
  • Bank Officer with 5 or more years of continuous service
  • Building Society Officer with 5 or more years of continuous service
  • Chief Executive Officer of a Commonwealth Court
  • Civil Marriage Celebrant
  • Clerk of a court
  • Commissioner of Affidavits
  • Commissioner of Declarations
  • Credit Union Officer with 5 or more years of continuous service
  • A holder of a statutory office not specified in another item in this part
  • Judge of a court
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Magistrate
  • Master of a court
  • Member of the Australian Defence Force who is an officer; or a non-commissioned officer with 5 or more years of continuous service
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Member of the Corporate Managers, Secretaries and Administrators
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Member of Commonwealth, State Parliament, Territory legislature or Local Government Authority of a State or Territory
  • Minister of religion registered under Division 1 of the Marriage Act 1961
  • Notary Public
  • A permanent employee, with 5 or more continuous years of service of The Commonwealth or of a Commonwealth authority; a State or Territory or of a State or Territory Authority; or A Local Government Authority