Leave your licence and your passport at home

A Keypass ID is a valid proof of age and identity card that can be used across all states in Australia. A Keypass is accepted for a variety of life moments2. You can also use Keypass digitally, as a part of Australia Post’s Digital iD™ App.

How can I use my Keypass ID card?

  • To gain access to 18+ licensed venues and concerts across Australia (approved by State/Territory Governments)
  • To purchase alcohol in venues and retail stores
  • To prove who you are for job applications, universities, movies, rental application, mobile purchases or utility sign up
  • Prove identity at the airport and hotel check-ins, ID for hospitals or medical clinics, on the spot fines, Travelex, some financial activities and more2
  • Driver licence (VIC, WA and NT) registration and Work Traffic Identification card (NT)
  • For telephone company purchases
  • For mail redirection or picking up a parcel
  • Proving your identity for public housing request (QLD and TAS), Maritime Security Identification Card and Aviation Security Identification Card
  • Primary ID document for Working with Children (VIC) in-store application submissions
  • Approved ID checklist for a gaming application (VIC)
  • To prove your ID as a small business or home office owner

1 To apply for a Keypass 18+ identity card, you must be at least 17 years and 11 months. If your application is successful, Australia Post will forward you, your card on your 18th birthday. Please ensure you provide sufficient time for delivery choice. Applicants who are under 18 years old, can apply for a Keypass under 18 (minimum age to apply for a Keypass is 15 years old and is valid until you turn 18 during this time).

2 Enterprise and government departments determine their proof of identity requirements acceptable for their services, this may change from time to time and can impact Keypass acceptance.