Answered By: Nadia Woods
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2018     Views: 535

When applying for a Library card one from each category must be provided by the applicant to prove ID and current address:

Photographic ID

  • Current signed passport
  • National Identity card bearing a photograph of the applicant 
  • European Economic Area member state identity card
  • Current UK or EEA photo card driving license
  • Travel pass with photo card

These documents can be accepted as proof of address as long as they include your current address. If not, any of the following can be used as evidence of address, alongside the photographic ID above:

Proof of address

  • Current UK or EEA paper driving licence (without photo)
  • Utility bill issued within the last 3 months
  • Local authority council tax bill for the current council tax year 
  • Benefit book or original notification letter from Benefits Agency
  • Bank, Building Society or credit union statement of passbook
  • NHS medical card
  • Council or Housing Association rent card or tenancy agreement for the current year

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