Definition : Personnal identification

Document used to prove a person's identity. It can be issued by a government. Various documents are recognized as identification. This is the case, in particular, for the following documents:

  • Passport;
  • Driver's licence or probationary licence issued in plastic form by the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec;
  • Health insurance card issued by the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec;
  • Canadian Permanent Resident Card;
  • Immigration document issued by the Government of Canada;
  • Official identification for military, police or diplomats stationed in Canada;
  • Secure Certificate of Indian Status;
  • Quebec birth certificate;
  • Identification issued by a Canadian province or territory that includes a date of birth.