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SIA licensed linked examinations - List of Acceptable forms of Identification

SIA list of acceptable forms of identification issued January 2011

 

Updated July 2015.

Learners must present: Two identity documents from group A. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth. 
Or 
One identity document from group A and two documents from group B. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.

Group A documents:

1

Signed valid passport of any nationality

2

Valid photo driving licence (both parts of the full or provisional licence are required) Issued by Northern Ireland DVLA*

3

UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth

28

UK biometric residence permit

29

Valid UK photo driving licence (no counterpart necessary) issued by UK DVLA. (but not by Northern Ireland DVLA)*

Group B documents:

4

UK adoption certificate

5

Valid EU photo ID card

6

Valid UK firearms licence with photo

7

Signed valid UK paper driving licence

8

Marriage certificate or Civil Partnership certificate, with translation if not in English

9

UK birth certificate issued more than 12 months after date of birth, but not a photocopy

10

Non-UK birth certificate, with translation if not in English

11

P45 statement of income for tax purposes on leaving a job issued in the last 12 months

12

P60 annual statement of income for tax purposes issued in the last 12 months

13

Bank or building society statement issued to your current address, less than three months old. You can use more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different bank or building society

14

2nd Bank or building society statement issued to your current address, less than three months old from a different provider to 13

15

Mortgage statement issued in the last 12 months

16

Utility bill (gas, electric, telephone, water, satellite, cable,) issued to your current address within the last three months. You can only use one utility bill in support of your application (mobile phone contracts are NOT accepted)

18

Pension, endowment or ISA statement issued in last 12 months

20

British work permit or visa issued in last 12 months

21

Letter from H.M. Revenue & Customs, Department of Work and Pensions, employment service, or local authority issued within the last three months. You can use more than one letter as long as each is issued by a different Government department or a different local authority

22

2nd letter from different provider to 21

23

A credit card statement sent to your current address within the last three months. You can use more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different issuer

24

2nd credit card statement from different provider to 23

25

Council Tax statement issued in the last 12 months

27

Child benefit book issued in last 12 months

30

Valid NI issued driving licence photo card only (issued by Northern Ireland DVLA)*

31

Valid driving license paper counterpart only issued by DVLA Great Britain or Northern Ireland.*

Summary of changes: Changes to 2, 29, 30 and 31

* NB: A two part driving license cannot be used as both a Group A and a Group B document

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