Who Can Certify Identity Documents?

For Australian Investors

The copies of the identity documents you provide with your application form must be certified as being a true and accurate copy of the original by someone who appears in the list below:

  • A legal practitioner enrolled on the roll of the Supreme Court of an Australian State or Territory, or the High Court of Australia;
  • A judge of a court;
  • A magistrate;
  • A chief executive officer of a Commonwealth court;
  • A registrar or deputy registrar of a court;
  • A Justice of the Peace (a.k.a. JP);
  • A notary public (for the purposes of Statutory Declaration Regulations 1993);
  • A police officer;
  • An agent of Australia Post, who is in charge of an office supplying postal services to the public;
  • A permanent employee of Australia Post with 2 or more years continuous service who is employed in an office supplying postal services to the public;
  • An Australian consular officer or an Australian diplomatic officer (within the meaning of the Consular Fees Act 1955);
  • An officer with 2 or more years continuous service with one or more financial institutions (for the purposes of Statutory Declaration Regulations 1993) e.g. bank manager;
  • An officer with 2 or more years continuous service with one or more finance companies (for the purposes of Statutory Declaration Regulations 1993) e.g. finance company manager;
  • An officer or a representative with 2 or more years continuous service with one or more holders of an Australian financial services licence e.g. financial planner;
  • A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA Australia or the National Institute of Accountants with 2 or more years continuous membership e.g. Accountant or CPA.


It is preferred that certifications are accompanied by the person’s full name, title and registration number (if they are assigned one in their country of origin) and/or a official office stamp e.g. police office stamp, law court stamp etc.

Certified documents will not be returned to the investor.

For Foreign Investors

Please email info@capitaldynamics.com.au, indicating your nationality and country of residence and we will send you a list of persons who can certify identity documents in your country of residence