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ID Cards

Otago ID Cards

The ID Card Office issues ID cards for all students and staff, as well as contractors and visitors to departments.

Student cards display your name, username, and student email address. After hours building access is set and authorised by your department.

How to get your ID Card

Before you to go the ID Card office to get your ID Card, please check you have done the following:

  1. Checked your enrolment status in your eVision record.
  2. Completed your Declaration.
  3. Wait 24 hours after completing your Declaration before you go to get your ID Card.
  4. Take one of these acceptable forms of photo identifcation *Note no other forms of identity are accepted*:                    
    o preceding year's University of Otago student ID Card
    o Full Passport
    o New Zealand Drivers Licence
    o 18+ Card
    o New Zealand Firearms Licence

If you do not have one of the above forms of identity please ask at the ID Card office for a 'Proof of Identity Form'.

Students off the Dunedin campus (includes Distance Students) - how to get your ID Card

Opening Hours 2015 & 2016


Restricted hours, 10am-2pm
9 November – 22 December (inclusive) – Post second semester exams. The Office will be closed from 23 December 2015.


Semester time
Re-open Monday 11 January 2016.
Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm.

Additional opening times during February
Thursday 18 & Friday 19 from 6pm to 8pm.

Restricted hours 10am-2pm
25 March – 1 April (incl) – Mid first semester break.
22 June – 1 July (incl) – Post first semester exams.
29 August – 2 September (incl) – Mid second semester break.
14 November – 21 December (incl) – Post second semester exams.

From 22 December 2016, the ID Card Office will be closed until the first day of Summer School in January 2017.

Contact Details

Contact details for the ID Card Office

For enquries phone 479 5330

ID Card Office location

ID Office Location Map

University of Otago
Information Services Building
Corner of Cumberland and Albany Streets