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ID Card Information

When & Where can I get an ID Card?

ID cards are issued daily at DCU Main Reception (off Collins Avenue Extension) between the following times:

  • 9.30am -- 10.30am
  • 11.30am -- 12.30pm
  • 3.30pm -- 4.30pm

New members of Staff

For verification purposes, new members of staff must produce a form of photo id/birth certificate in order for the Staff ID Card to be issued to them.


Contractors and Visitors (those who have business on campus and need access to facilities e.g. Visiting lecturer requiring accessing the Library) are required to have a DCU Identification Card in order to access DCU facilities. The DCU ID Card is available from HR.

For verification purposes, Contractors and Visitors to DCU must produce the following in order for the ID card to be issued:

  • DCU ID Request Form (Form must be completed, then signed and stamped by the relevant School/Unit Administrator/Manager)
  • Photo ID e.g. passport or driving license

Car Park Access

Once issued, new ID Cards will give automatic access to Car Park 2 and Car Park 3. FInd out more about Car Parking at DCU. 

Swipe Access to Buildings

Should you require swipe access to a particular building, please contact your School/Unit secretary who will contact the Estates Office to activate your card. (The School secretary will need the 13 digit number on the bottom right corner of your card). Staff are asked not to contact the Estates Office directly.