What is Acceptable Identification?

Submitted 4 years ago by Dan Trepanier 

The following is a list of identification that will be accepted for the High Demand Youth Internship Program or the Digital Skills Youth Internship Program

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Interns will need to provide two pieces of valid, original and not substantially defaced identification from the following list; 

  • A driver's licence issued in Canada, as permitted to be used for identification purposes under provincial law. In Quebec, this can only be used if you volunteer it when asked for identification. In British Columbia, a BC Services Card may indicate it is a Services Card and a driver’s licence. BC residents cannot have both a BC driver’s licence and a BC Services Card.
  • A Canadian passport.
  • A Certificate of Canadian Citizenship or a Certification of Naturalization, in the form of a paper document or card but not a commemorative issue.
  • A Permanent Resident card or Citizenship and Immigration Canada Form IMM 1000, IMM 1442, IMM 5292 or IM5688.
  • A birth certificate issued in Canada.
  • A Social Insurance Number card issued by the Government of Canada.
  • A Certificate of Indian Status issued by the Government of Canada.
  • A provincial or territorial health insurance card, as permitted to be used for identification purposes under provincial law. This identification is not valid for Ontario, Manitoba or Prince Edward Island. In Quebec, this can only be used if you volunteer it when asked for identification. In British Columbia, a BC Services Card may indicate it is a Services Card and a driver’s licence. BC residents cannot have both a BC driver’s licence and a BC Services Card.
  • A document or card, bearing the individual's photograph and signature, issued by any of the following authorities or their successors:
    • Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
    • Alberta Registries
    • Saskatchewan Government Insurance
    • Department of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
    • Department of Transportation and Public Works of the Province of Prince Edward Island
    • Service New Brunswick
    • Department of Government Services and Lands of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Department of Transportation of the Northwest Territories
    • Department of Community Government and Transportation of the Territory of Nunavut
  • Correctional Service Canada identification card with the individual's name and photograph.
  • Government of Canada employee identity card with the individual's name and photograph.
  • Liquor Control Board Age of Majority (BYID) card.
  • A Canadian Firearms licence.
  • Canadian Forces identification card.
  • MPIC card issued by the Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation.
  • NEXUS or CANPASS Air membership card issued by Canada Border Services Agency.
  • Canadian student card with individual's photograph.
  • Municipal, provincial or federal police force identification.