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  • Authorised Administrator – myGovID set up

    If you are an Authorised Administrator and you're setting up myGovID and RAM, follow these steps.


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    What you need before you start

    To set up your myGovID you will need:

    • a smart device – the myGovID app is compatible with most smart devices using either 
      • iOS 10 or later on Apple devices
      • Android 7.0 (Nougat) or later
    • an email address – this must belong to you, and not be a shared email address
    • to be 13 years or older – to use some government online services you need to be 13 years or older.

    Three easy steps to set up your myGovID

    Step 1 – Download the myGovID app

    You can download the myGovID app for free from the App Store or Google Play.

    App store icon Available on Google Play

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    Step 2 – Enter your details

    Open the myGovID app and follow the prompts. You will need to give your:

    • full name
    • date of birth
    • email address.

    Step 3 – Add your identity documents

    You will require a Standard identity strength which allows you to access all participating government online services. You'll need to add two of the following Australian identity documents (your name must match in each):

    • driver's licence or learner’s permit
    • passport
    • birth certificate
    • Medicare card.

    If you can't achieve Standard identity strength, read Accessing our online services with a Basic myGovID

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    Last modified: 08 Apr 2020QC 61334