Accepted proofs of identity and address


The following are accepted by the Library for use as proof of identity and address for the purpose of applying for a library account:

Proof of identity

  • Passport
  • Driving licence*
  • Bank card
  • Credit/debit card
  • EU national identity card

Proof of address

  • Driving licence with address*
  • Council tax bill/exemption certificate (issued in last 12 months)
  • Bank or credit card statement (issued in last 3 months)
  • Benefit entitlement letter (issued in last 3 months)
  • HMRC correspondence (issued in last 12 months)
  • Utility bill (issued within last 3 months)
  • Mortgage statement (issued within last 12 months)
  • Council or housing association tenancy agreement (issued within last 12 months)

*Driving licences can be used as proof of identity or proof of address, but not both.


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Last edited: 12/08/2019 10:45:00