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A quick, safe way to check your ID so we can finish setting up your account.

Have at least one of these handy

Sample driver's license

Australian driver's licence

Sample medicare

Medicare card

Sample passport


Sample birth certificate

Australian birth certificate

Make sure everything you tell us matches exactly what’s on your ID when you complete our online ID check. If your ID has an expiry date, double-check it’s not out-of-date.

Don’t worry, your personal details are encrypted to keep them secure.

What you need to tell us

Got your ID handy? Apply for an account now

If you’re new to CommBank, we need to check your ID to get your account up and running. Our ID check is a one-time thing, so you don’t need to complete this if you already bank with us. 

If you haven’t already started applying for an account, take a look at these.

Download the CommBank to open an account on the go.

Things you should know

When you choose to use our online ID check you agree to our online ID Check terms and conditions and to us checking the details of your ID (Driver’s licence, Medicare card, passport, birth certificate) with the ID issuer - we’ll use a secure government identification service. 

What you need to take with you to complete your ID check in branch.