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Identity cards

The Isle of Man does not require its citizens to carry identity cards. However, various forms of identification are accepted as proof of age for admission to Island licensed premises.

A passport, an Isle of Man, United Kingdom or European Union photo card driving licence along with UK Home Office Biometric Residence Permits are acceptable under the Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Regulations 2022 - see downloadable document for more information.

Student identity cards issued by Isle of Man secondary schools or UCM and the Welcome Centre also continue to be accepted.

For the purposes of regulation 64(4)(f) of the Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Regulations 2022, the following applications are approved forms of electronic verification:

  • The ′YOTI′ application, published by YOTI Ltd (Company registration no. 08998951)

  • The ′Post Office EasyID′ application, published by Post Office Limited (Company registration no. 2154540) and Post Office Management Services Limited (Company registration no. 08459718)

  • The ′Lloyds Bank Smart ID′ application, published by Lloyds Bank PLC (Registered in England and Wales no. 2065)

Other applications will be considered on request to the Department of Home Affairs by contacting

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