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The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua

Building a safe, prosperous and respected nation


Resource material › Evidence of Identity Standard › Documents used for EOI

The following links to information sheets provide details about documents that are typically used for identification. They provide information about how the documents are issued, what aspect of the EOI Standard they meet and document verification guidance.

Overview and guidance for use (pdf 296kb)

18+ Card (pdf 168kb)
Birth Certificate (pdf 286kb)
Certificate of Identity (Immigration) (pdf 250kb)
Certificate of Identity (Passports) (pdf 390kb)
Citizenship Certificate (pdf 321kb)
Civil Union Certificate (pdf 164kb)
Community Services Card (pdf 276kb)
Death Certificate (pdf 281kb)
Driver Licence (pdf 281kb)
Electoral Roll Record (pdf 148kb)
Emergency Travel Document (pdf 440kb)
Firearms Licence (pdf 160kb)
Immigration Visa (pdf 384kb)
Inland Revenue Number (pdf 178kb)
International Driving Permit (pdf 156kb)
Licensed Building Practitioner ID Card (pdf 174kb)
Marriage Certificate (pdf 164kb)
Name Change Certificate (pdf 155kb)
Passport (pdf 932kb)
Refugee Travel Document (pdf 372kb)
Steps to Freedom Form (pdf 155kb)
SuperGold Card (pdf 174kb)

Supporting documents and information

Adoption Records (pdf 144kb)
Confirmation Original Grant of Residence (pdf 152kb)
Credit and Bank Cards and Financial Statements (pdf 169kb)
Gender Reassignment (pdf 144kb)
Professional Registrations (pdf 152kb)
Qualifications (pdf 144kb)
Store Cards (pdf 144kb)
Student and Employee ID Cards (pdf 144kb)
Utility Accounts (pdf 143kb)

These documents are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. You need to have the Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. You can download a free version from the Adobe site.

Page last updated 12 September 2017