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Your uOttawa card is automatically renewed whenever you register for courses, you must keep your card for the duration of your studies at the University of Ottawa.
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COVID-19 – Pause of the card production

Due to University announcement to limit the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, the production of the student card is paused until further notice. Please email your uOttawa Card and your U-Pass inquiries to [email protected]
  • Before you pick-up a card that was ordered online, please wait 24 hours after you’ve received the email letting you know that your card was printed.
  • The card will be ready at the reception desk of InfoService (TBT 129). You do not need to enter the virtual line.
  • You must be registered for courses to obtain a student card.
  • Card are printed at InfoService (TBT 129)

Sunglasses cannot be worn. You may wear tinted prescription glasses so long as your eyes are clearly visible.

You cannot wear a hat.

Women who wear a veil that partially hides their face may make an appointment with InfoService so they can be photographed without their veil by a female employee before InfoService opens at 9 a.m.

To receive a uOttawa card, you must present a valid passport or at least two of the following documents, one of which has your photo:

  • Driver’s licence (with photo)
  • Indian Status Card (with photo)
  • Ontario BYID card issued by the LCBO (with photo)
  • Federal government employee ID (with photo)
  • Provincial government employee ID (with photo)
  • Municipal government employee ID (with photo)
  • Ontario photo ID (with photo)
  • Canadian permanent resident card
  • Certificate of Canadian citizenship
  • Birth certificate
  • Social Insurance Number (SIN) card
  • Affidavit

U-Pass cards, credit cards, or other forms of ID are not acceptable.