Getting your Card

New FIC students


At this time, we are only producing ID Cards for SFU community members with a demonstrated need, e.g. Students living in SFU Residence or Staff working on campus.

If you have a need for a SFU ID Card, please complete the web form. If not, we look forward to producing your card when we return to in-person services! If you are unsure, please Contact Us.

Acceptable photo identification

To get your FIC ID card you must present one of the following photo IDs: (Full name and date of birth must be in English)

  • Passport
  • Birth certificate (must be presented with photo ID)
  • Driver’s licence
  • BCID
  • Federal government employee ID
  • Provincial government employee ID
  • Municipal government employee ID
  • Permanent Resident Card

Expired IDs cannot be accepted.

Photo standards

  • Photograph must be taken on a plain white background
  • Photograph taken must show a full head
  • Head coverings (eg, hats, headphones or masks) are not allowed unless worn for religious beliefs or medical reasons
  • Tinted prescription glasses may be worn as long as the eyes are clearly visible
  • Sunglasses may not be worn
  • Smiling is allowed
  • Photograph must not be altered in any way
  • Photograph must reflect current appearance