Documents to prove your identity

One of the following:

  • a birth certificate showing the names of both parents:
  • identification pages of a family book showing the names of both parents
  • identification pages of an identification document issued by the government
  • identification pages of a court-issued document that proves your identity
  • identification pages of a family census register.

The page of your current passport showing your photo, personal details and passport issue and expiry dates.

Two recent passport photographs (45 mm x 35 mm):

  • the photograph should be of the head and shoulders only against a plain background
  • the applicants name must be printed on the back of the photograph

A national identity card, if you have one.

Proof of change of name, if applicable.