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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.

Picture of a student ID card, highlighting the following features which are printed on the card: your student ID number, your student username (made up of a random selection of letters and numbers), the Te Roopū Māori logo if you are a member of Te Roopū Māori, the Otago University Students' Association logo, your username in barcode format, a legal statement, a signature panel, and the address of the ID Card Office.

How to get your ID card

Wait at least 24 hours after completing your Declaration before you go 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 and waited at least 24 Hours.

Take one of these acceptable forms of photo identifcation *Note no other forms of identity are accepted*:

  • Preceding year's University of Otago student ID Card
  • Full Passport
  • New Zealand Drivers Licence
  • 18+ Card
  • 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'.

How to get your ID Card if you are a student off the Dunedin campus (includes distance students)

Opening hours

Normal opening hours

  • 9am–5pm Monday–Friday

Semester Break Hours

  • 10am–2pm Monday–Friday

Further information

Contact the ID Card Office

Contact details for the ID Card Office

ID Card Office location

ID Office Location Map

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