Forms of identification

We accept the following forms of ID:

Personal Identification

  • UK, overseas, international or provisional driving licence 
  • Official identification card from a recognised place of work or study 
  • International Identity card 
  • Full passport
  • Bus pass or travel card 

which must include an up-to-date photograph

Proof of Address

  • Recent utility bill e.g. gas, telephone or water (issued in the last 3 months)
  • Recent bank, building society statement or credit card statement (issued in the last 3 months)
  • State pension book
  • Benefit/family credit book
  • Council tax statement or payment book (issued in the last 3 months)
  • Central or local government, government agency or local council document giving entitlement e.g. from the Department for Work and Pensions, the Employment Service, HMRC (issued in the last 3 months)


This list is not exhaustive and we will accept alternative pieces of photo ID and recent proofs of address that are similarly official.