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Proof of identity in exams

Proving your identity - ID cards

When you attend an exam you need to provide proof of your identity by placing your university ID card on your exam desk.

No other form of proof of identity will be accepted. Virtual ID cards are not acceptable as proof of identity in exams.

Your ID card needs to be legible with your photo on it. An ID card that has been defaced or has no recognisable photo is not acceptable.

You can find out more about ID cards by following the links below:

Replacement ID cards

Temporary ID slips for exams

Further information regarding ID cards can be foundby contacting ID Services

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Exams & Awards

Exams and Awards

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Exams & Awards Office, MacLaurin Building

ID Services

Student Information Service (SIS)

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ID Services is part of Student Centre Info Services in the Student Centre and as such follows the opening times of the Student Centre.