Library Visitor Acceptable ID
As of November 9, 2015, all requests for visitor appointments must be made through
our online form.
If you've received an appointment confirmation email, please check this list to make sure that you have one of the identification cards listed below as "acceptable" in order to be allowed into FIT campus buildings.
ACCEPTABLE ID: Must be 1) Current AND 2) Government-issued or School/College/University-issued
AND 3) Photo ID
Only original documents -- no copies or digital versions
Driver’s license (Any U.S. ; foreign OK if name, expiration & nature of ID is identifiable in English)
State issued non-driver ID
IDNYC or comparable from another city/state
NYC or other area Government Benefits ID
U.S. “Green Card” (permanent resident card)
U.S. Military ID
Passport (U.S. or foreign if name,expiration, and nature of ID is identifiable in English)
National Identity card (if name, expiration, and nature of ID is identifiable in English)
College and high school students may use student photo ID if there is a date sticker or other way for us to see that it is valid.
Others types of ID may be acceptable as we identify the category and if deemed acceptable by FIT Public Safety.
NOT ACCEPTABLE ID:
Expired versions of any acceptable ID
Credit and debit cards
Work ID, unless government issued
Public library cards
Gym or other membership cards
Anything else not on the acceptable list
Please call the Research Services Desk before your scheduled appointment at (212) 217-4400 if you have any questions about whether your ID is acceptable or not. FIT Public Safety officers may refuse entry to anyone not presenting acceptable ID, even if they have a confirmed Library appointment.