In order to protect you from identity theft and fraud, temporary documents or photocopies
of documents will NOT be accepted. All documents must be originals and may be
subject to verification with the issuing entity prior to acceptance.
1. Photo Documents - Presentation and comparison of a photo type of identification which
must contain the clients legal name and date of birth
Alberta operator's licence or identification card
(another piece of identification is required to access this image)
Photo identification card issued by another Motor Vehicle jurisdiction or
Government issued photo identification
Citizenship, Immigration, Naturalization, or Permanent Resident Card
Canadian Armed Forces Identification Card
Municipal, Territorial, Provincial or Federal Police Force Identification
2. Supporting Documents - You may be required to present supporting documentation
that contains two data elements such as name, date of
birth, signature, address or legal presence (citizenship
card, refugee travel document, student authorization etc.)
to identify yourself.
Birth or Marriage Certificate
Municipal, territorial, Provincial, Federal Government Employee Card
Chequing or saving account bank statements
Cancelled cheque with imprinted name and address
Utility, telephone, gas or cable bill in clients name
Property tax bill or receipt, land title or mortgage documents.
Income tax receipts
Debit and Credit cards are not an acceptable supplementary support document.
All documents must be valid and up to date.
2. Knowledge Verification - Knowledge verification is any information about
an individual whose identity is apparent or can
reasonably be ascertained from information
contained on the computer systems that we use.
What kind of vehicle do you drive?
What is your address?
What is your telephone number?
A person who is under 18 years of age who are not self supporting or married,
will be required to provide acceptable identification, and have their parent or
guardian accompany them to a registry office to sign a Parent/Guardian consent form
(This form must be signed in the office).
A parent or guardian will only have to sign the consent form once. In the event a client
fails a knowledge test, Riverbend Registries will stamp the original consent form.
This stamped form must be provided to re-write the knowledge test without the parent
of guardian present.