Casual/Temporary Employees

ID Cards for Casual/Temporary employees are issued by request only.  If an ID Card is required, the hiring department must complete the information in Workday. It may take 1 to 2 days after the employee receives their NetID to produce an ID card. Please call one of the ID Centers before sending the employee to pick up their ID card. There is a six-month maximum duration for all Casual/Temporary ID Cards.

Per Yale policy ID Cards cannot be produced until the background check has been successfully completed through the hiring department.  For questions regarding the background check policy and procedures, please contact

The casual/temporary employee will be required to present one of the following forms of government-issued photo identification in order to obtain their ID Card:

  • Passport (USA or International)
  • Driver’s License (USA only)
  • State Issued (Non-driver) ID
  • US Military ID
  • INS ID (Green Card)

For renewals, employee must work with their business manager to update their ID card in Workday. For all expired cards that are not being renewed they must be turned into their department business manager.