Having an embarrassing photograph on your passport or driver’s licence is not uncommon.
But these students took it to the next level with their ID pictures – which were sure to have left their classmates in stitches.
From pulling funny faces to playing dress up, a hilarious online gallery shows how some people got very creative when it came to posing for their headshots.
It’s a wonder that some of the ID cards were allowed at all – as some of the students are completely unrecognisable in their pictures.
In fact, one person decided to not show his face at all, instead showing off his backside.
Meanwhile, others managed to sneakily change their names on their ID cards…
Some of the funniest student ID cards have been shared in a hilarious online gallery. This student opted for a rather unflattering picture for his ID card
Another decided to pose as a pirate for his card, which featured the beach as a backdrop
Meanwhile, this student decided that he wouldn’t show his face at all in his card – opting to display his backside
One female student decided to pull a hilarious face while posing for her headshot
One man decided to go cross-eyed for his crazed shot, while having his mouth wide open
One creative student decided to incorporate the backdrop printed on his card, pretending that he was scared of the wolf
Another had a very blue tongue in his headshot, which matched the blue screen behind him
Meanwhile, one high school student decided to wear a massive straw hat for his picture
It is wonder that some of the ID cards were allowed at all, with this student covering his face with a mask in his picture
Meanwhile this camera-shy student appeared to opt for a photograph of their cat instead
One student looked shocked in his headshot, while another (right) looked deliriously happy
This person definitely did not listen to the photographer’s pleas to smile at the camera
Another student went for a comedy moustache for their humorous student ID card
One student showed off his rather unusual facial hair, as well as his monobrow in his picture
Meanwhile, this very happy student flashed a wide smile for his student ID card
Another student managed to sneakily changed the name on his card to ‘Jaffar Fromaladdin’
One student decided to go for a throwback hairstyle for her high school picture
Another proudly wrote ‘No rargrets’ on his chest in pen for his student photograph, while one posed with a large wad of cash
Another man decided to put on his karate kit for his high school picture – with the facial expression to match
One student clearly wanted to get the attention of the girls with his high school picture
Another student appeared to be peering out of a bin in his high school ID card picture
One high school student looked very serious in his picture (left), while another decided to play dress up for his (right)
Meanwhile, this man looked rather mischievous in his driver’s licence photograph
One man showed off his high school picture from the 70s, in which he pulled a slightly disgusted look
This high school student changed his name to that of a Colombian drug lord for his ID card
One female high school student went for a rather sassy look for her ID card picture
Meanwhile, this senior student looked rather old to still be attending high school