About ID cards
Apprentices must have an identification (ID) card as part of their agreement to take part in a registered apprenticeship program.
How do I get an apprentice ID card?
Your employer or sponsor will give you your apprentice ID card. If you need help getting your card, renewing, or replacing a lost card, connect with your employer or sponsor for assistance.
What's on the cards?
- Photo of the apprentice
- Registration number
- Expiration date
- Name of apprenticeship employer or sponsor
- Steps of progression and related dates applicable to the apprentice's work
When does an apprentice need a card?
The card must be on the apprentice's person for all hours of employment during the apprenticeship.
What happens if a card is lost or expired?
Apprentices should connect with their employer or sponsor to request a renewed ID card or replacement.
How are cards requested?
Employers and sponsors can request an apprentice ID card through the ePLACE portal.
For more information, contact the Division of Apprentice Standards.
Payment and application submission
The apprentice or sponsor must renew the card annually and pay a $35 fee. The card expires a year from the date it is issued.