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    hello i turn 18 on the 2nd August and me and my friends are going out that night to bars and stuff. i don't have a driving license or anything like that and my passport is out of date, what's the best proof of age card to get? preferably one that will come before my birthday too

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    I used to have a 'Citizencard' but if you're going to invest money you might as well get your provisional licence as it's universally accepted.
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    Loads of people ask this and they always try and seek out acceptable IDs other than a passport or driving license.

    But a passport or a driving license are the only two IDs that will be accepted everywhere. Everything else has a reputation of being forged too easily and, therefore, not accepted. Apply for a provisional/passport and get it fast-tracked. Nothing more disappointing than being turned away from a bar on your 18th birthday - despite the "18" birthday balloons, badges on you.
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    You might be able to get away with the passport even though it's out of date, especially if it hasn't had the corners taken off yet. Safer would be to get some form of in date id, whether that be passport renewal or provisional license

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    (Original post by uuuuuhhhhhhhhhhh)
    hello i turn 18 on the 2nd August and me and my friends are going out that night to bars and stuff. i don't have a driving license or anything like that and my passport is out of date, what's the best proof of age card to get? preferably one that will come before my birthday too

    cheers in advance
    Most places won't accept anything but a licence or a passport. If your passport is out of date get a provisional licence- you don't need to be learning to drive and its so worth it.
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    thanks everyone. mos prob gonna splash out and get a provisional license, probably my best bet. not about to pay £80 to renew my passport.

    and yeah, the corners have been cut off my expired one. to be honest, i thought it was something i did to it as a kid haha i had no idea it was something other people did as a sign of it being void. cheers for the replies everyone much appreciated!!
 
 
 
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