Approval of Alternative Method of Identification in Cash Dealings - Australian Government


You will require this approval if you are a cash dealer that has an identification record for a signatory to an account and you intend to carry out an alternative method / procedure of identification.

Cash dealers are required to comply with identification requirements in order to verify the identity of persons intending to open a new account or become a signatory to an existing account.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


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No fees are required.


Act(s) name

Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Home Affairs

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

Contact details

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Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

Department of Home Affairs

Mailing address: PO BOX 5516
West Chatswood, New South Wales 1515
Phone: 1300 021 037
Website: Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Opens in new window)