SIA ID Requirements

From 1 October 2007 the identity documents that the Security Industry Authority (SIA) can accept for licence applications is:

• Two identity documents from the revised group A list (see below). At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.


• One identity document from the revised group A list and 2 documents from the revised group B list (see below).

Recording of Identification Documents

FOX Training Academy is required to record the items of identification we have seen on the test answer sheet using the codes below. i.e. A1 for a passport.

Below is a revised list of the acceptable forms of identification and their group:

Group A documents

A1 Signed valid passport of any nationality
A2 Signed UK photo driving licence (both parts of the full or provisional licence are required)
A3 Valid UK firearms licence with photo
A4 HM Forces ID card (UK)
A5 UK birth certificate or certified copy issued within 12 months of birth, but not a photocopy
A6 UK adoption certificate

Group B documents

B7 Valid EU photo ID card.
B8 Signed UK paper driving licence.
If you are still in any doubt on what IDs to bring, please contact our Admissions Team on:

0203 142 5164

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