ID required to obtain your uOttawa card

Your first uOttawa card

To obtain your first uOttawa card, you must present a valid passport or at least two of the following pieces of identification, one of which must include a photo:

  • Driver's licence (photo)
  • Certificate of Indian Status (photo)
  • Ontario BYID card (LCBO) (photo)
  • Federal government employee ID (photo)
  • Provincial government employee ID (photo)
  • Municipal government employee ID (photo)
  • Ontario Photo card (photo)
  • Canadian Permanent residency card
  • Canadian citizenship certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • National ID (SIN)
  • Affidavit

Replacement uOttawa cards

If you are replacing a uOttawa card, you must present at least one of the above-mentioned forms of photo ID with photo. Your U-PASS, credit cards or any other form of ID are not acceptable as proper ID to obtain for or collect a uOttawa card.

Access your uOttawa Card to:

  • View your balance
  • Add funds
  • Deactivate your card


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