Getting Your ONE Card

ONE Cards do not have expiry dates. Our cards are intended to follow students to convocation and beyond. We consider you part of the Conestoga community even when an alumni.

Photo upload and approval for your ONE Card typically happens in your first term at Conestoga College and does not require renewal.


To begin, upload a JPEG photo of yourself. This is the photo that will be used on your ONE Card.

  1. Click on blue button PHOTO UPLOAD to the left
  2. Review the important information section to confirm photo requirements
  3. Upload your photo for submission
  4. You will only receive a follow up email if the photo is REJECTED
  5. Card pick-up instructions:
    • During Orientation or
      • Doon (Kitchener) Campus - ONE Card Office 2E08
      • Waterloo Campus – Local Campus Administration Office
      • Cambridge Campus - Local Campus Administration Office
      • Guelph Campus - Local Campus Administration Office

*Please remember to bring government-issued photo identification.

The ONE Card is the official identification for all daytime Conestoga students and employees.

Photo Upload Requirements

All photos will be reviewed by the ONE Card office to ensure that they meet the necessary requirements.

To be considered acceptable, your photo must meet the following requirements:

If you cannot imagine the photo being used on your passport, you should choose a different photo. You can be smiling for your Conestoga ONE Card photo.