Is MyGovID Legit?

What is a myGovID account?

A MyGovID account is a safe and secure online account for accessing your public services.

It is built on the Public Services Card, linking a ‘real world’ identity to an online identity, and is designed for sharing and integration across government departments and public bodies..

Can you use myGovID on a computer?

Yes. A desktop or browser-based authentication will not be supported and you will need your own compatible smart device to use myGovID. Your myGovID belongs to you and cannot be shared.

Do I need myGovID?

If you access our online services on behalf of a business or entity, you’ll need to set up a myGovID. You’ll use your myGovID to log into RAM and accept an authorisation to act on behalf of a business or entity online. Authorisation administrators can set up authorisations for others in RAM.

What is myGovID used for?

myGovID is your Digital Identity, use it to unlock participating government online services. myGovID is your Digital Identity and makes it easier to prove who you are online – it’s like the 100-point ID check but on your smart device. Use your myGovID to log in to participating government online services.

How do I verify myGovID?

You can verify your identity documents by scanning them with your smart device or entering the details manually. When scanning, check: you’re using the latest version of the myGovID app. all edges of your document are visible in the image.

Who can have a myGov account?

Who can have a myGov account. To have a myGov account you must be a “natural person” and have your own email address (because an email address can only be used once to create a myGov account). Being a “natural person” means you are an individual human being, not a corporate entity, a robot, a software program etc.

Does everyone need a myGov account?

It is not compulsory to have a myGov account. If you use a registered agent to lodge your tax return, they will have access to your income statement. If you lodge your own tax return and you don’t want to create a myGov account, you will need to phone us on 13 28 61 to get a copy of your income statement.

How do I cancel myGovID app?

Launch the Settings app. Storage. Select myGovID. Tap Delete app and Confirm.

Is myGovID different to myGov?

myGovID is the Australian Government’s digital identity service provider and is built and maintained by the ATO. … myGov is the front door to a range of government online services, including Medicare, myTax and Centrelink, in the one place using a single login and password.

How do I get myGovID?

Three easy steps to set up your myGovID Open the myGovID app and follow the prompts. You will need to enter your full name, date of birth and email address. After entering these details you’ll have a Basic identity strength. A Basic identity strength only allows access to some government online services.

Can you have 2 myGov accounts?

Each myGov account must have a unique email address. You can’t use the same email for two myGov accounts.

Can I delete myGovID account?

You can delete the myGovID app from your device, however this will not delete your registered digital identity. … To access your digital identity again, install the myGovID app with the email address associated with your myGovID. To discuss deleting your myGovID so it can no longer be used, contact our support line.