Acceptable Photo IDs

Photo Identification

(which provides photo, name and date of birth)

  • Drivers Licence
  • Government Employment Card
  • Military Employment Card
  • Age of Majority Card
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Indian Status Card
  • International Student Card
  • Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Firearms Acquisition Certificate (FAC)
  • Ontario Photo Card
  • BYID Card (LCBO)
  • Canadian National Institute for the Blind Card (CNIB)


Non-Photo Identification

(which provides both name and date of birth)

  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Hunting Licence
  • Fishing Licence
  • Outdoors Card
  • Hospital Card
  • Immigration Papers

NOTE: Ontario Health Cards cannot be accepted for identification purposes (Health Cards and Numbers Control Act, 1991 section 2.2(1)).