Use RealMe to prove your identity online
Use RealMe to prove who you are online and securely access many government and private sector services online.
What is RealMe®
RealMe® is a government authentication and identity verification service.
You can use RealMe to log into many New Zealand government and public sector sites and services. It is also a secure way to prove who you are when you’re online.
Go to the RealMe® website to find out how to:
What you can do with RealMe®
You can use RealMe® to log securely into online services such as your Inland Revenue account, and to renew or replace your passport.
Some organisations need only a RealMe login, and for others you need to set up a RealMe verified identity.
With a RealMe verified identity to prove who you are online, you can:
- open a bank account
- apply for your first passport
- enrol to vote.
You can also apply to verify your address to prove where you live to any organisation that uses RealMe.