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Wildcard Photo Submission

Northwestern University students, faculty, and staff are issued a campus Wildcard, the official Northwestern photo identification card. Once you have received your Northwestern NetID, you are able to submit your Wildcard photo. Please review the criteria outlined below before taking your picture.

You will be required to show an official picture ID (driver's license, state ID, or a valid, unexpired passport) when you pick up your Wildcard.

Wildcard Photo Requirements

Acceptable Photo Examples

Acceptable WildCARD Photo  Acceptable WildCARD Photo  Acceptable WildCARD Photo

Unacceptable Wildcard Photos

Unacceptable Photo Examples

Unacceptable WildCARD Photo  No hand gestures  Unacceptable WildCARD Photo 

 Unacceptable WildCARD Photo  Plain white background required  Unacceptable WildCARD Photo

To view more examples of acceptable and unacceptable ID images, visit the U.S. Department of State website.

Upload your photo

Note: You must log in with your NetID and password (Students and benefits eligible faculty and staff only)