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Photo ID

Photo ID

Topic created on, Friday, January 6, 2017 , from London
What is the quickest way of getting photo ID for a client?
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(Case Manager), from Wrexham Hi The Citizenship card is easy to apply for, but it does cost. The other that we are able to use in Wales is the prison release paperwork that can be requested from their Probation officer, that has a photo on it and all the necessary details d.o.b etc. Dependant on what it is that they need it for, there are new guidlines that state that there should be other ID options available i.e. a collection of utility bills, rent card, benefit letters etc. Hope that is helpful to you
(Housing and Welfare Advisor ), from London Hi bit more detail including costs and timeframes for processing the application and the link https://www.citizencard.com/ A CitizenCard is an official UK ID / proof of age card recognised as such by the Home Office and almost all UK retailers and public transport providers including UK airlines. The adult 18+ photo ID card displays POLICE, SECURITY INDUSTRY and TRADING STANDARDS logos and all CitizenCards bear the PASS hologram. A Standard application costs £15 and takes 21 days (card posted by 2nd class); an Urgent application costs £30 and takes 1-2 working days (subject to verification; card posted by Special Delivery guaranteed Next Day by 1pm). The Cards display one of the following age-bands relevant to your age at the time we send your card: •18+ •16-17 •Under 16 If you want the ‘next’ age-band (eg. you are 17 but want an 18+ card) you must either select required age-band when you apply online or attach a cover note to your application form explaining which age-band you would like. If we issue you with a CitizenCard it remains our legal property. You can use it if you are the lawful cardholder for the permitted purposes of proving your identity or your age.
(Partnership Development Officer/Training Coordinator), from Rotherham In Sheffield the Local Authority have started created a photo id that can be used for housing purposes only. The client supplies them with a photo and some other sort of ID (birth certificate, utility bill etc) and they create the ID and sign it. It can be used for bidding, viewings and signing up for a property. We have found this very useful as it can be created in order to get the client into a property, and then we can look at other photo ID options once they are safe in a home. Do any other Local Authorities have anything like this?

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