The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua

Building a safe, prosperous and respected nation

 

Are you a victim?

The Identity Theft Checklist includes information on what you can do to protect yourself from identity theft, and also information on what to do should it happen to you. There are also some real-life examples of how identity theft has affected individuals. The Checklist is a cross-government initiative and is part of a suite of guidance material to prevent identity crime and raise awareness of the issue.

Download or print out the Identity Theft Checklist

  • The Identity Theft Checklist – Guidance for the general public (Word document, 15 Pages, 244KB)
  • The Identity Theft Checklist – Guidance for the general public (PDF, 15 Pages, 367KB)
  • The Identity Theft Online Checklist - An online tool is also available to assist you to find the information applicable to your circumstances
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