How do I get set up?
Download the myGovID app, set up your myGovID, prove who you are and start using it to log in to government online services.
To set up your myGovID you will need...
to be 13 years or older
To use some government online services you need to be 13 years or older.
an iPhone 6 or above
In future, myGovID will be available on Android.
an email address
The email address must belong to you, it should not be a shared email address.
Download the myGovID app
The myGovID app is available in the Apple App store for you to download. At first the app will only be available to use on iPhone 6 or above.
Set up your myGovID
Open the myGovID app and follow the prompts. You will need to give your full name, date of birth and email address.
Prove who you are
To set up a Standard myGovID enter details from two of your Australian identity documents:
- driver licence or learner permit
- Medicare card
In future, you will be able to use other identity documents and face matching technology. The identity strength you require may differ depending on the government online service you want to access using your myGovID.