Accepted proofs of identity

To get any University of Illinois photo ID card, you must present one form of identification from the following list. All proofs of identity must be current, not expired, and include a recognizable photo of you.

Passports and passport cards

  • U.S. passport
  • U.S. passport card
  • Foreign passport

Driver's licenses and ID cards

  • Driver's license or learner's permit issued by a state or territory of the United States
  • Driver's license or learner's permit issued by a Canadian province or territory
  • ID card issued by a state or territory of the United States
  • ID card issued by a Canadian province or territory
  • U.S. or Canadian military ID
  • U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Document
  • Enhanced Tribal Card

Citizenship and immigration documents

  • I-197 U.S. Citizen ID Card
  • I-551 Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) or Alien Registration Card
  • I-766 Employment Authorization

Consular identification

  • Matricula Consular (Mexican Consulate) card