In NSW, patrons must be at least 18 years of age to enter a licensed venue and drink alcohol.
In line with responsible service of alcohol principles, anyone who appears to look under 25 years old needs to provide proof of age when entering a licensed venue or buying or consuming alcohol from that venue.
Currently, accepted proof of age documents include:
It is important your venue has practices in place to assist with accepting proof of age and ID documents.
Tips for identifying a genuine proof of age document:
Refer to Service NSW website for how to check the NSW Digital Driver Licence.
Remember that photo cards, driver licences, passports, and Keypass identity cards can be issued to persons under 18 years of age.