3. Proof of identity

Students from England

Include your valid UK passport details in your application the first time you apply.

Don’t send your UK passport.

If you don’t have a UK passport (or it has expired), send your original birth or adoption certificate using the certificate form.

Academic Year Form
2015 to 2016 UK passport details form (PDF, 67KB)
Birth or adoption certificate form (PDF, 493KB)
2014 to 2015 UK passport details form (PDF, 47KB)
Birth or adoption certificate form (PDF, 105KB)

EU students

Send your non-UK passport or identity card the first time you apply.

Where to send your documents

Any original documents you send will be returned to you within 4 weeks.

Students from England

Student Finance England
PO Box 210
Darlington
DL1 9HJ

EU students

Student Finance Services Non UK Team
Student Finance England
PO Box 89
Darlington
DL1 9AZ