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    hi I'm 18 and I go to college my issue is that I have absolutely no form of ID I don't have a passport I don't have a provisional, I don't even have a birth certificate so this is causing me a lot of challenges like I cant get a placement for my college course because I don't have a DBS and to get a DBS I need three forms of ID and I can make two but I cant make the third so I cant get it and not meaning to sound like an alcoholic or anything but everyone is telling me to be a normal 18 year old and go out drinking and things like that with my mates but I cant to so much as go round town on a night you need ID even if your just drinking a pint of coke I don't know what to do as I don't have a lot of money and I know to get any of these forms of ID you need to pay for them does anyone have any ideas that might help any idea will be much appreciated
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    Why can't you get a birth certificate?
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    (Original post by db1997)
    hi I'm 18 and I go to college my issue is that I have absolutely no form of ID I don't have a passport I don't have a provisional, I don't even have a birth certificate so this is causing me a lot of challenges like I cant get a placement for my college course because I don't have a DBS and to get a DBS I need three forms of ID and I can make two but I cant make the third so I cant get it and not meaning to sound like an alcoholic or anything but everyone is telling me to be a normal 18 year old and go out drinking and things like that with my mates but I cant to so much as go round town on a night you need ID even if your just drinking a pint of coke I don't know what to do as I don't have a lot of money and I know to get any of these forms of ID you need to pay for them does anyone have any ideas that might help any idea will be much appreciated
    With needing a DBS you've no choice but to at least buy a provisional, there's no other way round it sorry.
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    Go to your local town hall/registry office and get a copy of your birth certificate. They are less than £10! You can even order them online.
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    Why can't you get a birth certificate?
    because I don't have contact with my parents and they have it and to get a new one it is going to cost
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    Umm a credit card is a form of ID-do u have one?
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    With needing a DBS you've no choice but to at least buy a provisional, there's no other way round it sorry.
    thank you
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    (Original post by db1997)
    because I don't have contact with my parents and they have it and to get a new one it is going to cost
    So shell out for a new one?
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    Umm a credit card is a form of ID-do u have one?
    they wont accept a credit card as a form of ID anymore
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    (Original post by db1997)
    they wont accept a credit card as a form of ID anymore
    Don't lie....I've always used one...wow
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    (Original post by LostGirlOnTheRun)
    Don't lie....I've always used one...wow
    they wont accept it I've tried
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    So shell out for a new one?
    money is incredibly tight
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    (Original post by amingo26)
    Go to your local town hall/registry office and get a copy of your birth certificate. They are less than £10! You can even order them online.
    the cheapest I could find one was for £15something
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    (Original post by db1997)
    money is incredibly tight
    ATM yeah but when you get some make it a priority.
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    the cheapest I could find one was for £15something
    FYI

    https://www.gov.uk/order-copy-birth-...ge-certificate
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    ATM yeah but when you get some make it a priority.
    yeah thank you
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