All registered students are entitled to a University of Birmingham ID card.
If you are a student who is not normally studying or based on campus, this would include:
- Students on part-time programmes
- Students on programmes that are taught overseas
- Students on Distance Learning programmes
Your ID card can be obtained by the following ways:
- Request an ID card to be sent to you by raising an online enquiry.
- If your programme starts in September 2015 and you can complete Online Registration before 8-September 2015, UK students will automatically receive their ID card in the post
- Visit the Aston Webb Student Hub in person
- Your School may have specific arrangements for you as part of your Induction
Requesting your ID card to be sent to you
If your course starts at any time during the academic year you can request your ID card to be sent to you in the post by raising an online enquiry.
To help you through submitting a request for your ID card, please see the guidance document below:
To help us process your request as quickly as possible please ensure that you have either completed Online Registration in my.bham, or have been sent an email confirmation of your registration for the current academic year.
If you are a UK student who starts a course on 28 September 2015 and have completed your Online Registration in my.bham before 8 September 2015 we will send your ID card automatically to you in the post.
You will need to ensure that you upload a photo during Registration and your ID card should arrive within three weeks of your completing your registration.
Visiting the Aston Webb Student Hub
If you are able to visit the Egbaston campus in person during opening hours you can obtain your ID card from the Aston Webb Hub (R7 on the campus map).
Information about opening hours and services provided by at Hub can be found at:
To ensure that we are able to provide you with your ID card during your visit please ensure that you have either completed Online Registration in my.bham, or have been sent an email confirmation of your registration for the current academic year.
Specific Arrangements for your course
For some courses your School may have specific arrangements in place to help you receive your ID card.
Usually this will be included in the materials made available to you regarding your induction to the course.
If you are not sure if this applies to you then we recommend that check with your School administration teams.
Lost or Stolen ID cards
If you have lost or had your ID card stolen information on how to obtain a replacement card can be found at: