Aviation Identification - Australian Government


You will need an aviation identification (AVID) if you are a pilot requiring access to a secure area of a security controlled airport. This identification shows that you have a current security check and have undergone a background check.

Please note that to work in a secure area at a security controlled airport, you must obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC). If you have already obtained an ASIC then you do not need to undergo background testing.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for an AVID you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • hold a valid Australian flight crew licence
  • have a current aviation medical.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $126.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $126.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 Australian Government

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Industry Permissions

Contact details

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