UCAT Test Centre Photo ID Policy

You must bring photographic identification as detailed below to your test which meets all the requirements and is accepted in the country where you are testing.

If you do not have the correct photo ID you will not be allowed to test and you will lose your test fee.

Permitted Photo ID

Permitted Photo ID must meet the following ID requirements AND be listed as Accepted Government-Issued ID in the table below.

ID Requirements

Permitted Photo ID must:

  • be original (not a photocopy or digital ID).
  • be unexpired.
  • include a photograph which must be a true likeness.
  • include your name which exactly matches the name registered in your UCAT account (and appears in your appointment confirmation email).
  • include your signature.
Accepted Government-Issued ID Accepted for use:
Passport at any test centre.
Photo-card Driver's Licence (full or provisional) at test centres in the country of issue.
EU Identity Card or Irish Passport Card
Information on the card must be presented in Roman script as well as the original character set.
at test centres in the EU (not accepted in the UK).
Government-issued Identity Card from a non-EU country
Information on the card can be presented in Roman script or local language (refer to FAQs for guidance on Aadhaar ID)
at test centres in the country of issue.

If you cannot obtain Permitted Photo ID, refer to the FAQs below.


ID Policy FAQs

What ID is not accepted?

My ID does not include my signature, what should I do?

The name on my ID does not exactly match the name registered in my UCAT account, what should I do?

What type of Aadhaar ID is accepted?

I do not have Permitted Photo ID, what should I do?

How do I request an ID Exception?

Can I test if I don’t have correct ID?

What is the ID policy for the online proctored OnVUE UCAT?