Here is some exciting news that may spur some discussion. The McGuinty Government has given Ontarians the ability to apply for an official photo identification card at 21 Service Ontario locations across the province. This government ID card will make it easier for those aged 16 and above who do not have a driver’s license to open a bank account, make travel arrangements or perform other activities that require official ID.

To apply for this card you need to be an Ontario resident, and provide original identity documents with your legal name, date of birth and signature. It costs of 35$ it is valid for 5 years.

The 21 Service Ontario locations can be found here: