Acceptable documents to prove your age and identity

Here are the documents you can copy and submit to us to prove your identity when required.


A clear and legible copy (either physical or electronic) of one of these documents is acceptable as proof of age and/or identity:

  • Current Canadian driver's licence
  • BC Driver's Licence and Services Card
  • BC identification card
  • BC Services Card (photo version only)
  • Birth certificate
  • Canada Border Services Agency NEXUS membership card
  • Canadian passport (must be valid and unexpired)
  • Canadian citizenship or immigration papers
  • Certificate of Indian Status card
  • Certificate of Registration of Birth Abroad – document issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to Canadian parents of children born abroad between 1947 and 1977
  • Marriage Certificate (if the date of birth is recorded on the document)
  • Ontario Health Card
  • Permanent Resident Card (must be valid and unexpired)

A clear and legible certified true copy of one of the following documents is also acceptable:

  • Valid, unexpired foreign driver's licence
  • Valid, unexpired foreign passport

If you don't have access to any of these documents, please contact the plan for acceptable alternatives.


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