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ID Card FAQs

Q Who is entitled to a Yale ID card?
A All students, full-time employees, most associates, fellows, spouses and same sex civil union partners of students and employees are entitled to Yale ID cards. Casual/Temporary employees are entitled to ID cards only if their supervisors request them through the appropriate process.

Q I am an incoming student. How do I get my Yale ID card?
A A few months prior to your matriculation at Yale, you will be asked to submit a photograph for your Yale ID card. Please go to www.yale.edu/idphotoupload for additional details regarding photo requirements and electronic submission.  During registration, the Office of the Registrar of your school will arrange for distribution of your ID card.

Q I am an incoming student but did not submit my photo to the ID Center. The Registrar of my school does not have my ID card. How do I get an ID card?
A You must obtain an Authorization to Issue ID Card form from the Registrar of your Yale school. Go to the ID Center with this form and a picture identification to get your ID card.

Q I am a new employee. How do I get my ID card?
A Your department must have processed your information and your records must be in the Human Resources database, before you can obtain an ID card. Check that your department has done this. Then go to the Yale ID Center to obtain an ID card.

Q Can my spouse or same sex civil union partner obtain a Yale ID card, if I am a Yale employee or student?
A Yes. These are affiliate ID cards. To obtain an affiliate card, the spouse or same sex civil union partner must bring the required documentation and identification to the Yale ID Center as indicated below:

Student Affiliates - Yale College, Graduate & Professional Schools (except Medical School*)
1. Photo ID of card recipient and
2. Spouse or same sex civil union partner's Yale ID card or ID number and
3. Authorization to Issue ID Card form (issued by Office of the Registrar of appropriate Yale school after providing the appropriate information listed below under marital or civil union status documentation to the registrar).

Contact appropriate registrar for further instructions.
*Medical School students - Affiliate ID cards will be issued at Medical School ID center.  Please call (203) 785-4286 for information regarding documentation.

Employee and Associate Affiliates
1. Photo ID of card recipient and
2. Spouse or same sex civil union partner's Yale ID card or ID number and
3. Document to show either marital or same sex civil union partner status, see below.

Marital or same sex civil union partner status documentation
a. Copy of marriage certificate or civil union document or
b. J2 or other spouse visa, if passport contains both spouses' names

Q What should I do if my ID card is lost or stolen?
A You should immediately report a lost or stolen ID card to the Yale University Security Programs Department (203-785-5555). Replacement cards are available at the ID Center. During non-business hours, temporary ID cards are available by calling 5-5555 from any campus blue phone

Q Is there a charge for replacing lost or stolen ID cards?
A Yes. Lost proximity cards are subject to a replacement charge of $20. All other cards cost $5 to replace.




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