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Proof of identity (POI)

Copies of documents - applicants within Australia
Information on when you can supply certified copies for Proof of identity instead of originals.
Proof of identity - for individuals and businesses resident outside Australia
Proof of identification (POI) documents are required to register for a tax file number (TFN) when you are resident outside Australia. This information covers how to submit certified and translated copies of documents to us if you are outside Australia.
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