Level 1: Cadet

ID options for vision impaired


Being vision impaied and not having a drivers licence I often have a problem ordering services from Telstra.

Can someone tell me what other forms of ID are suitable to use whne iordering Telstra services?

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Re: ID options for vision impaired



Primary ID


1) Australian passport with photo, date of birth and signature

2) Blind Citizens Australia Identity Card

3) Australian/State Government issued Proof of Age/Identity card only when combined with a Medicare card which includes the applicant's name


Secondary ID


1) Medicare card

2) Birth Certificate or Original Birth Extract

3) Credit/Debit or ATM card

4) Valid Australian Government issued benefits card e.g. Aged Pension card, Seniors Card, Disability Support Pension card etc.




Telstra customer 15+ yrs, I am not a Telstra employee and never have been

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Level 1: Cadet

Re: ID options for vision impaired


Set it & forget it

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