What are the valid forms of ID across Australia?

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In line with the state and federal Australian laws, Sherpa drivers must check a valid and accepted form of ID for age-restricted products. 

These accepted forms of ID will change based on the territory so be sure to research which forms of ID are valid in your state.


State

Approved Forms of Identification

ACT

  • Australian or International Drivers Licence
  • Australian or International Passport
  • A Proof of Age Card
  • A Digital Drivers Licence (Issued in SA or NSW)
  • A Digital Proof of Age Card (Issued in SA)

NSW

  • Australian or International Drivers Licence
  • Australian or International Passport
  • A NSW Photo Card or Interstate Proof of Age Card
  • Commonwealth Keypass Card
  • NSW Digital Drivers Licence

NT

  • Australian or most International Drivers Licence
  • Australian or International Passport
  • An 18+ Card or Proof of Age Card
  • Commonwealth Keypass Card
  • Firearms Licence

QLD

  • Australian or International Drivers Licence
  • SA or NSW Digital Drivers Licence
  • Australian or International Passport
  • A Proof of Age Card or Photo Identification Card
  • Commonwealth Keypass Card
  • Digital iD Keypass Card

TAS

  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Australian or International Passport
  • Fire Arms Licence
  • Commonwealth Keypass Card
  • Personal Information Card
  • Digital iD Keypass Card

SA

  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Australian or International Passport
  • A Proof of Age Card
  • SA Digital Proof of Age Card or SA Digital Drivers Licence
  • Commonwealth Keypass Card

VIC

  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Victorian Learners Permit
  • Australian or International Passport
  • A Proof of Age Card
  • Commonwealth Keypass Card
  • Digital iD Keypass

WA

  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • WA Learners Permit
  • Australian or International Passport
  • A Proof of Age Card or Photo Card
  • Commonwealth Keypass Card



Be sure to remember that forms of ID provided for deliveries with Sherpa cannot be expired. If a recipient provides you with an expired form of ID and cannot provide another valid form, the delivery needs to be returned to the sender. 

 

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