is it legal for a company to ask to photograph my id?

6 Answers

  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes, of course it is legal to ask you. There are no illegal questions as far as I know.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes it is. An employer needs certain identifying credentials in order to work out your pay, superannuation funds, taxation, medical records, residency and citizenship, etc.  Without such credentials provided to your employer, you may not get that job, even if the employer wants you there. 

    The only people you give such information to are your employer, the police and other legal entities, cashiers (identification purposes), banks and credit card companies and  doctors

  • 4 weeks ago

    Are you serious?

  • 4 weeks ago

    An employer, if that's what you're talking about, is expected to show that they've checked your identity, your ability to work legally and so on. Taking copies of the relevant documents is one way to show this. Quite normal. 

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes, that is legal, since your ID is not owned by you. It is owned by the issuing authority. 

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    Dude - you've given absolutely zero context how is anyone supposed to provide you an accurate answer?  Are you requesting bond?  Accepting a job offer?  WHAT?  

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