Identity documents needed to obtain your Student ID card in person

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When you attend in person to obtain your student ID card, you will need to bring one or more valid government-issued identity documents from the list below. If you do not bring accepted supporting documentation, UNSW will be unable to issue you with your student ID card.

Australian Citizen

  • Australian passport, or
  • Australian drivers licence and Australian birth certificate / citizenship certificate, or
  • NSW photo card (or equivalent) and Australian birth certificate / citizenship certificate.

Australian Permanent Resident

  • Passport and Australian visa letter or label.

New Zealand Citizen

  • New Zealand citizen passport, or
  • Australian driver’s licence and New Zealand birth certificate / citizenship certificate, or
  • NSW photo card (or equivalent) and New Zealand birth certificate / citizenship certificate.

International Residents

  • Passport and Australian visa letter or label.

If you have legally changed your name due to marriage, divorce or a formal change of name request, you may be required to provide additional documentation that reflects the change.