Students, faculty and staff will be able to receive their PennCards by appointment using the below application. This will enable you to request a date and time that is convenient for you to receive your card. Benefits of this service include: 

  • Easy to use 
  • Minimizes waiting time 
  • Ability to pick up your replacement card at a date & time that you choose 

To assist you in minimizing the wait time to activate your new PennCard's features, your current PennCard will be deactivated approximately 2 to 3 hours before your appointment. (Special note regarding Perelman School of Medicine facilities.)

Important: You must produce a valid Passport, or a valid photo ID issued by a U.S. state, territory, or the U.S. Federal Government to receive your first PennCard.

You must bring one of the following to the PennCard office:

  • A valid passport.
  • A valid photo ID issued by a U.S. state, territory, or the U.S. Federal Government (examples: driver's license, state-issued photo ID card, U.S. military ID)

No other documentation can be accepted other than those above. Unacceptable documents include, but are not limited to:

  • Reproductions or photographs of documents;
  • Expired or otherwise invalid documents;
  • Identification cards issued outside of the United States and its territories;
  • International driving licenses;
  • Voting registration cards;
  • Visas or other immigration documents;
  • Photo identification from another educational institution.

Follow the prompts below to begin. 

Security procedures for Perelman School of Medicine buildings require that you confirm that you have received a new PennCard to restore your building access. Upon receiving your new PennCard, contact PSOM Public Safety to have your access restored. Visit 109 Stellar-Chance Laboratories or call 215.898.0196. Note that you must contact this office to renew your access each time you receive a new PennCard.