WorkCover NSW introduced changes to its Licensing scheme in 2006. Workcover now issues photo licenses under the National Occupational Health and Safety Scheme. You must be at least 18 years of age to sit a Workcover assessment.
PROOF OF IDENTITY
Before you can undertake an assessment under the WorkCover scheme you must provide documents of identity that add up to 100 points. The table below list identity documents and their point value.
- The documents must be original documents. Certified copies will not be accepted.
- Within these documents you must show your photo, date of birth, signature & current address.
|Primary DocumentsYou can only use one primary document||Passport Australian or international(Current or expired within last 2 years, but not cancelled)||70|
|Australian Birth Certificate or Birth Card issued by the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages||70|
|Australian Citizenship Certificate||70|
|Secondary DocumentsYou can use a combination of secondary documents|
If you want to use credit and savings account cards, these must be from different banks
Utilities bills must be from different utilities providers
NOTE: WorkCover require all documents to show your full name – not intials.
|Current Australian Driver’s Licence||40|
|Current State/Territory Proof of Age Card (ie RTA issued Photo Card)||40|
|Current Australian Learner Drivers Licence/Permit||40|
|Current NSW Firearms Photo Licence||40|
|Current NCOC or HRW Photo Licence (post 2006)||40|
|Current Australian Boat Operators Photo Licence||40|
|Dept of Defence or Australian Police Photo ID Card||40|
|Credit Card/ Savings Card/ Bank Statement||25|
|Dept Veterans Affairs Card||25|
|Property (Council) rates notice||25|
|Property lease agreement||25|
|Home insurance papers||25|
|A utility bill (e.g. water, electricity, gas)||25|
|Motor vehicle registration papers||25|
|Motor vehicle insurance papers||25|
What if you can’t provide these documents?
If you are not certain that you have sufficient documents for the 100point ID check contact us. You will not be allowed to undergo the assessment unless you provide these documents.