Apply for a proof of age card

Who is this for

People aged at least 17 years and 11 months are eligible to apply for a proof of age card.

How to apply


If you have a South Australian photographic driver’s licence or learner’s permit, or have had one in the past, you can apply online. If you haven't previously established your identity with Service SA, you'll need to apply in person.

Apply for a proof of age card with a mySA GOV account.

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Don't have a mySA GOV account?

You can still apply for a proof of age card online - you'll need your client number.

Using a mobile?

By clicking the above link you will be redirected to a page that will not resize to fit your screen but you will still be able to complete transactions.

If you want to do this later, you could email this page to yourself.

In person

What you'll need

  • A completed application for proof of age card (106.5 KB PDF).
  • Evidence of identity.
    • Combined identification documents need to show full name, date of birth, signature and current South Australian residential address.
    • If you already have a South Australian photographic driver's licence or learner's permit you may not need to supply full evidence of identity.

Bring the completed form and your evidence of identity to a Service SA customer service centre.

You will need to pay the fee and have your photo taken.


Proof of age cardFee
Proof of age card - issue or replacement $25.00

What happens next

You should receive your proof of age card in the post within three weeks.

If you have not received the card within 21 days call Service SA on 13 10 84. If you don't contact Service SA within 30 days of the original application you may need to pay the fee to have your proof of age card re-issued.

Additional information

A proof of age card does not expire.

There are no concessions for a proof of age card.

Replacement proof of age cards

If your proof of age card has been damaged, lost or stolen, apply for a new card using the processes on this page. If you have previously been issued a proof of age card you may not need to supply full evidence of identity.

If you have a mySA GOV account, you can access a legally compliant digital proof of age card through the mySA GOV app.

Contact Service SA

COVID-SAfe Check-In will roll out from 1 December 2020.


Only send general enquiries online. Service SA will respond within three working days.

If the matter is urgent or is specifically about your current licence or registration, please phone or visit a customer service centre instead.

Enquire now


Call Service SA Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays on:

In person

Service SA Customer Service Centre locations and opening hours.

Related links

Evidence of identity - accepted documents to verify your identity

Update your details - notify us if you've changed address

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