Identification & Travel Documents

Air North, Yukon’s Airline is required by the Government of Canada to verify the identity of any passengers who are 18 years of age or older, including those who appear 18 years of age or older. To do so, passengers will be required to show proof of identification at check-in and prior to boarding.

Check the name and validity before you go

Before you leave for the airport, make sure your identification has not expired and that the spelling of your name matches your booking, otherwise we will be required to refuse boarding. Please contact us immediately if you discover that your name is misspelt on your booking.

We're looking forward to welcoming you on-board your flight!

ID Requirements

For information on what types of identification are accepted for travel within Canada, please visit the Government of Canada’s Documents Needed for Air Travel page. In most cases, a valid Passport would be ideal.

Passenger Requirements
18 years of age or older
  • One piece of photo identification issued by a Canadian federal, provincial or territorial government with the traveller’s full name and date of birth, or
  • Two pieces of identification issued by a Canadian federal, provincial or territorial government with the traveller’s name where at least one includes full name and date of birth.
For residents of other countries, or those who don’t have Canadian identification, any of the travel documents used to enter Canada such as:In all cases, only original, government-provided documentation are accepted. Scans, printouts, temporary prints or other facsimiles may not be accepted.
Under two years of age
Identification is not required by law, but is recommended. Birth certificate or birth registry are ideal, and photocopies are permitted.
Children Travelling with Parents or Guardians
Age 5-12
No identification or other documentation is needed as long as they’re travelling with parents or guardians.
Unaccompanied Minors
Age 5-12
Identification is required. Please visit our Special Travel Requirements and Passenger Assistance page for details about Unaccompanied Minors.
Children Travelling Alone
Age 12-17
While ID is not required under the law for children between the ages of 12 and 17, they may be refused boarding if they appear under 12 and don’t have proof of age, or appear 18 years of age or older. As such, we recommend travelling with a birth certificate or non-government ID (e.g., a student card or health care card) that includes date of birth.