Get a Canterbury Card

Step 1

You will need to officially accept your Enrolment Agreement before being eligible to collect your Canterbury Card.

Step 2

Go to the Security Office, Security Office, 114 Ilam Road.

Opening hours 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Please note.

During the February enrolment period Student Canterbury cards will be available at Puaka-James Hight Monday to Friday 8.30am till 4.30pm

Due to high demand we are unable to process them at the security office.

You need to bring with you ONE of the following:

  • Your previous student ID
  • Your driver's licence
  • Your passport
  • A passport photograph certified by a Justice of the Peace, school principal or solicitor, with "certified as a true and correct likeness of [your full name]". It must also include the date, signature and designation, along with the authoriser’s official stamp if available.

Distance or regional campus students

If you are a distance or regional campus student and unable to come to the Card Office, you must supply a certified passport photo via post and a four digit pin. Photos can not be sent electronically.

These can be sent to Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140

If you are a STAR student studying by distance, you do not require a Canterbury Card.