When purchasing liquor or participating in provincial gaming in Manitoba, individuals who appear to be under 25 years old will be asked to show identification. When requested, you must show valid photo identification and the photo on the card must clearly look like the person who has presented it for identification.
Primary Photo Identification
Below are examples of primary identification. If you are requested to provide proof of your age, you may show one of these types of identification.
Driver’s Licence issued in Manitoba or another jurisdiction
Enhanced Driver’s Licence issued in Manitoba or another jurisdiction
Manitoba Identification Card
Manitoba Enhanced Identification Card
Secure Certificate of Indian Status
Passport from Canada or another country
If you do not have any of the above types of identification, you must provide two types of valid government-issued identification, one of which must include a photo. Examples of alternative identification include:
- Certificate of Indian Status
- Certificate of Canadian Citizenship
- Permanent Resident Card
- Canadian Firearms Licence
- Canadian Forces Identification Card (National Defence)
- Civilian Identification Card (National Defence)
- Birth certificate
- Provincial health card
- Baptismal certificate
- Certificate of name change
- Social insurance (SIN) card
Please note that student ID cards issued by post-secondary institutions are not considered government-issued identification, and are not accepted as proof of age.