Getting your Card

Visitor Card


At this time, SFU Visitor cards are not available. Please visit the SFU Library website and the SFU Recreation website for information on their services.

Acceptable photo identification

To get your SFU Visitor card, you must present one of the following valid photo IDs with your full name and date of birth in English:

  • Passport
  • Birth certificate* 
  • Driver’s licence
  • BCID
  • Certificate of Indian Status
  • Federal government employee ID
  • Provincial government employee ID
  • Municipal government employee ID
  • Canadian citizenship certificate*
  • Permanent resident card
* Must be presented with photo ID, if photo not included.

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
  • Must be saved as a .jpg/.jpeg