Appendix ‘A’ Acceptable Forms of Identification
Prior to disbursement of funds, we require you to ascertain the identity of each mortgagor, guarantor and , where applicable, signing officer. Each mortgagor, guarantor and where applicable, signing officer must present to you for examination:
Two pieces of Identification from PART “A”, provided that at least one of them bears the person’s photo, and at least one of them bears the person’s signature, or
One piece of Identification from PART “A” and one piece of Identification from PART “B”, provided that the piece from PART “A” bears the person’s photo, and at least one of them bears the person’s signature.
(“Acceptable Identification”). No other form of identification is acceptable. All identification must be original, valid, legible and not substantially damaged. Each mortgagor, guarantor and signing officer is required to be physically present when you ascertain his or her identity.
Birth certificate issued in Canada
Certificate of Canadian Citizenship or Certificate of Naturalization
(paper document or laminated card, but not a commemorative issue)
Certificate of Indian Status issued by the Government of Canada
Correctional Service Canada identification card with the individual's
name and photo
Driver’s license issued in Canada, as permitted to be used for identification purposes under provincial law
If a driver's license is presented, record the province or territory in which the license was issued.
In Quebec only, a driver's license can be used only if an individual volunteers it when asked for identification.
Document or card, with the individual's photo and signature, issued by any of the following authorities or their successors:
Department of Government Services and Lands of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador
Department of Service, Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
Department of Transportation and Public Works of the province of Prince Edward Island
Department of Transportation of the Northwest Territories
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
Saskatchewan Government Insurance
Service New Brunswick.
Department of Community Government and Transportation of the Territory of Nunavut
Government of Canada employee identity card with the individual's
name and photo
Canadian Forces Identification card
Canadian Firearms License
Liquor Control Board Age of Majority (BYID) card
Municipal, provincial or federal police force identification
Permanent Resident (PR) Card or Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Form IMM 1000, IMM 1442 or IMM 5292
Provincial health card, as permitted to be used for identification purposes under provincial law. This identification:
isn't valid for Ontario, Manitoba or Prince Edward Island
In Quebec, can only be used if the individual volunteers it when
asked for identification.
CIBC personal Convenience Card
Convenience Card issued by another well-known and reputable Canadian financial institution, with the individual's name embossed on the card and their signature
CIBC non-personal Convenience Cards that are embossed with the person’s name
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) card with the individual's photograph and signature
Certificate of Registration of Birth Abroad
Certificate of Retention of Canadian Citizenship
Credit card issued by a well-known and reputable retail store in the
individual's name or showing his/her name embossed on the card with the individual's signature
Employee identity card, issued by an employer that is well known to the community
Foreign passport (excluding United Kingdom and United States passports)
Major credit card (e.g., VISA, MasterCard, American Express) issued by a well-known and reputable Canadian financial institution, including CIBC, with the individual’s name embossed on the card and their signature
Provincial hunting/fishing license (Outdoor card)
Senior citizen’s privilege card issued by a well-known and reputable
retail store, with the individual’s name
United Kingdom driver’s license
United State’s driver’s license
Veterans Affairs Canada Health Card
Old Age Security (OAS) identification card issued by the Government of Canada before January 2008 that has both a social insurance number (SIN) and signature. Note: OAS cards issued after January 2008 don’t have a SIN or Signature and can’t be used as acceptable identification.
In Quebec, the OAS cards can only be used if the individual volunteers it when asked for identification.
Social Insurance Number (SIN) card issued by the Government of Canada
United Kingdom passport
United States passport
United States Permanent Resident Card (Green Card )
Manitoba Identification Card (MPIC) issued by the Manitoba Public