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Can I get any photo ID without a passport/driving licence?

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    Ok long story short; I need some photo ID but dont have a provisional driving licence and my passport has expired. I will be applying for a new passport soon but I need more photos and I cant have any new photos until I have my haircut (I have fairly long hair and cant keep it off my face really which means its invalid!?). Without a current passport I cant apply for a provisional licence and I cant apply for any other form of photo ID which is credible i.e. PASS accredited, etc.

    Does anyone else have any other ideas? I can last not going clubbing for a while but I just need something to get some cigs or drink from shops. Yes I am 18 but apparently places wont take my expired passport.

    Thanks
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    An NUS card? Proof of Age card? I'm sure you can buy those now.
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    You can get a national ID card, which costs around 30 pounds and you can also use this to travel around Europe instead of a passport.
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    You can still apply for a driving licence without a current passport. They may accept an out of date one.

    Driving lcience is the most common acepted ID in the UK and its worth paying the £50 if you have any plans to drive in the future


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    http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Motoring...plyA/DG_068016
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    Its becoming ridiculous tbh, Student Finance still have my birth certificate. I have no idea when ill be getting that back.

    Thanks for the link CL, it seems like the only thing I can use is my birth certificate and my NI card.

    Also Beadles About, these ID cards have been phased out this year so I cant get hold of one of those apparently.
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    You can always pay for another copy of your birth certificate if you want

    the other plus side about a driving licence is that it should be acceptable id for other things like a new job etc
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    Don't you have the other copy of your birth certificate to apply for a driving licence? You should have a short and long version of it.
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    (Original post by Beadle's About)
    You can get a national ID card, which costs around 30 pounds and you can also use this to travel around Europe instead of a passport.
    Mine cost £5 I believe.
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    (Original post by THRASHx)
    Its becoming ridiculous tbh, Student Finance still have my birth certificate. I have no idea when ill be getting that back.

    Thanks for the link CL, it seems like the only thing I can use is my birth certificate and my NI card.

    Also Beadles About, these ID cards have been phased out this year so I cant get hold of one of those apparently.
    Lmao, good luck with SFE and your birth certificate!
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    I always use my bank/debit card (or whatever) for ID, it has my birth date and my photo.
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    (Original post by Clubber Lang)
    You can always pay for another copy of your birth certificate if you want

    the other plus side about a driving licence is that it should be acceptable id for other things like a new job etc
    Yeah thats what im thinking, it will definitely come in handy again at some point. But then again ill need a new passport too at some point! Regardless, ive paid for my drivers licence so I just need my BC to come back within the next 3 weeks!

    (Original post by dhr90)
    Don't you have the other copy of your birth certificate to apply for a driving licence? You should have a short and long version of it.
    I have no idea, I sent my short one off to SF and I dont know if I have a long one?

    (Original post by A100whoo)
    Lmao, good luck with SFE and your birth certificate!
    Yeah exactly and if it doesnt come back within a few weeks then the application is cancelled and my money is refunded. Why they cant use a photocopy I do not know, its Student Finance FFS - the amount of security measures they use online is ridiculous!

    (Original post by Katq)
    I always use my bank/debit card (or whatever) for ID, it has my birth date and my photo.
    Must be unique to Norway, never seen these in the UK?
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    (Original post by THRASHx)
    I have no idea, I sent my short one off to SF and I dont know if I have a long one?
    You should do I believe. I know all my family have them. Might be worth asking your parents. Not something you really want to have missing really...

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