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Apply for a Photo ID Card

Lawyers and paralegals of the Law Society of Ontario are encouraged to purchase Law Society Photo ID cards.

The credit-card size photo identification card identifies the carrier as a licensed lawyer or paralegal of the Law Society of Ontario. It is available only to lawyers and paralegals whose rights and privileges are not suspended. The photo identification card is the property of the Law Society. The card must be returned to the Law Society upon demand, surrender, or revocation of licence.

How to apply

Submit by mail

Lawyers and paralegals should mail their completed Photo Identification Card Application and a passport sized photo to the Law Society.

Photos

The photo submitted must be:

  • No older than three months 
  • Black and white or colour 
  • Certified by another Law Society lawyer or paralegal whose rights and privileges are not suspended


Important! The photo provided will not be returned

Processing Time

Allow 4 to 6 weeks to process a complete application form.

Application for Photo Identification Card (PDF)

Administrative Fees

Item

Amount

3 year photo identification card

$15.00 HST included

5 year photo identification card

$25.00 HST included

10 year photo identification card

*The purchase of a 10 year photo identification card entitles a licensee to a free replacement card if their card is lost or stolen during the 10 year period.

$50.00 HST included

Questions

If you have questions about photo identification cards email Membership Services at records@lso.ca.

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