When applying for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), one of the most important documents you need to provide is a proof of residency. This is because the NDIS is only available to those who are legally residing in Australia. But understanding exactly what constitutes a proof of residency and what evidence is required can be confusing. In this article, we will provide an overview of the types of evidence you will need to provide to demonstrate your residency status and gain access to the NDIS.
Tips for providing proof of residencyWhen providing evidence of residency to prove eligibility for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), it is essential to ensure that all documents are valid and up-to-date.
To ensure that all documents accurately reflect the applicant's current residence, the following tips should be followed:Ensure All Documents are Valid and Up-to-Date - It is important to ensure that all documentation provided is up-to-date. This includes passports, driver’s license, utility bills, rental agreements, and more. Any documents that are expired or close to expiring should be updated before submitting them.
Make Sure All Documents Show Your Current Address- All documents should clearly indicate the applicant's current address. If an address has changed since the document was issued, a letter from the relevant service provider stating the new address should be included.
Provide Multiple Documents to Show Your Residency in Australia- To demonstrate that an applicant is currently residing in Australia, it is important to provide multiple documents.
This could include utility bills, bank statements, and any other documents with the applicant's current address.