What is Change of Name

Marriage Certificate

If the applicant provides identity documents using a former name, such as a maiden name, they must provide evidence of the name change in addition to the four identify documents. This means providing a: change of name certificate issued by the Australian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages or an Australian marriage certificate issued by … Read more

What is Single Name Check?

Single Name Check

The Australian community is diverse. Many cultures traditionally use different naming conventions when documenting names at birth. As a result, an applicant may include a single name on their identity documents and in police systems which could represent one or more names in traditional Western naming convention. Single names are legitimate if the applicant is … Read more