Proving your identity online

How to prove who you are to Centrelink online.

You can prove your identity online for Centrelink using either:

You’ll need a myGov account and to enter details from your identity documents for both of these options. If you don’t have a myGov account, it’s easy to create one.

If you use a strong Digital Identity to prove who you are, you won’t need to visit a service centre. If you prove your identity using your myGov account, you may need to bring acceptable photo identity documents to a service centre.

Page last updated: 3 March 2022