Acceptable ID

Your ID must meet several criteria to be acceptable.

The ID you provide:

  • must be the original document
  • can’t be expired 
    • if it doesn’t have an expiration date, it must have been issued within the last 5 years
  • must have been issued by one of the following: 
    • a provincial or territorial government of Canada
    • the Government of Canada 
    • another state or federal government (e.g., Government of California, Government of Australia) 
  • must contain all the following: 
    • your photo
    • your first and last name
    • a distinct identification number