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When you need to provide proof of ID

To better protect your super, you need to prove your identity in the following situations:

Process

Documents required 

Change your name

A suitable linking document in addition to your proof of ID, such as:

  • marriage certificate
  • deed poll
  • change of name certificate from the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Office

If you’re signing on behalf of someone else 

A suitable linking document in addition to your proof of ID, such as:

  • guardianship papers
  • Power of attorney

Download the Complete list of people who can certify your documents and acceptable proof of identity documents

How to certify proof of identity documents

Number 1 Take your ID to an authorised person

Take both the ORIGINAL and a PHOTOCOPY of your identification documents to an authorised person such as a pharmacist, police officer, nurse, justice of the peace or legal practitioner.

You can also visit a VicSuper advice centre to have your ID verified.

Please note that a different list of proof of identity documents apply if you are living overseas.

View a complete list of people who can certify your documents

Number 1 Get your ID certified

The authorised person needs to:

  • compare the photocopy to the original 
  • Include the following details on the copy: stamp or write ‘I certify that this document is a true copy of the original having been sighted by me on this day DD / MM / YYYY’ 
  • their qualification eg. police officer
  • their name 
  • their address and phone number and 
  • their signature

This is shown in the image below.

Victorian Drivers License

Number 3 Return your documents to us

Post your completed form/s with your certified ID documents to:

VicSuper
GPO Box 89
Melbourne VIC 3001

On this page:

When you need to provide proof of ID

To better protect your super, you need to prove your identity in the following situations:

Process

Documents required 

Change your name

A suitable linking document in addition to your proof of ID, such as:

  • marriage certificate
  • deed poll
  • change of name certificate from the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Office

If you’re signing on behalf of someone else 

A suitable linking document in addition to your proof of ID, such as:

  • guardianship papers
  • Power of attorney

Download the Complete list of people who can certify your documents and acceptable proof of identity documents

How to certify proof of identity documents

Number 1 Take your ID to an authorised person

Take both the ORIGINAL and a PHOTOCOPY of your identification documents to an authorised person such as a pharmacist, police officer, nurse, justice of the peace or legal practitioner.

You can also visit a VicSuper advice centre to have your ID verified.

Please note that a different list of proof of identity documents apply if you are living overseas.

View a complete list of people who can certify your documents

Number 1 Get your ID certified

The authorised person needs to:

  • compare the photocopy to the original 
  • Include the following details on the copy: stamp or write ‘I certify that this document is a true copy of the original having been sighted by me on this day DD / MM / YYYY’ 
  • their qualification eg. police officer
  • their name 
  • their address and phone number and 
  • their signature

This is shown in the image below.

Victorian Drivers License

Number 3 Return your documents to us

Post your completed form/s with your certified ID documents to:

VicSuper
GPO Box 89
Melbourne VIC 3001