Prior to commencing employment with the University of Sydney, you will need to provide certified copies of the following identity and work rights documentation.
To confirm Australian or New Zealand citizenship please provide documents in accordance with one of the following options:
To confirm Australian permanent resident and work rights status, please provide:
To confirm your citizenship and work rights status please provide:
The following guidelines are applicable to the certification of any documents being submitted to the University of Sydney for the purposes of your employment. In some countries, certification of documents can also be referred to as “notarization” of documents.
A certified (or notarized) copy of a document is a photocopy (or scan) of the original that has been certified as a true copy of the original by an authorised officer.
The original document must be viewed by the certifier and they must personally copy the original document and verify it by completing the following:
These are examples of documents that we can't accept because they haven't been certified properly:
All of your supporting documents must be true and complete records. You should be prepared to provide original documents or original certified copies of supporting documents upon request at any time.
Detailed checking of supporting documents is an inherent element of our employment process and may involve contacting the original issuing authority, or relevant tertiary admissions centre, educational or other relevant organisation or individual, whether in Australia or overseas, to verify documents. A failure to provide documents on request, or the discovery of either fraudulent documents or a misrepresentation of true circumstances in association with your employment, may lead to the withdrawal of your offer of employment.