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Getting My Purdue ID Card

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Once your information is in order, it takes just a few steps to get your initial Purdue ID card:
  • Upload a photo on the Photo Submission site and wait for an approval email via your Purdue email
  • Make an appointment up to 2 weeks in advance to pick up your Purdue ID Card, providing your Purdue email address and PUID number
  • Provide a government-issued photo ID such as a driver's license, state-issued ID, military ID, or passport at your appointment to verify identity

Specific Instructions

Some classifications seeking a Purdue ID card have additional instructions to follow.

Polytechnic Statewide

  • Contact your Student Affairs Administrator to pick up your new Purdue ID Card at your campus

Domestic Visiting Students: 

  • Provide an appointment letter on departmental letterhead signed by the department head, the dean, and the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (or their designee) that states the term of the Visiting Student's stay at Purdue 

International Visiting Students: 

  • Provide an appointment letter on departmental letterhead signed by the department head, the dean, and the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (or their designee) that states the term of the Visiting Student's stay at Purdue 
  • Provide a Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (also known as a J-1 or DS-2019) 
  • Provide a Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (also known as a J-1 or DS-2019)
  • Surrender your old ID to obtain your new ID