There is no sound reasoning behind the claim that the poor and elderly cannot obtain the proper ID, as every state issues non-driver photo identification.
A guide to obtaining a non-driver’s license government issue photo ID in every state in the Union and Washington D.C.:
To apply for non-driver identification, you must take the following documents to your local driver’s license office:
- One document that verifies your name and date of birth. This can include your certified birth certificate, passport, and naturalization or citizenship certificates.
- Social Security card.
- If the first document is not a photo ID, then you must supply one more form of identification. This can include any valid U.S. driver’s license, marriage license, Veterans Administration card, Selective Service card, school identification card with photo, a W2 tax form, or divorce decree.
- $23 to purchase the non-driving ID.
To apply for an Alaska state identification card, you will be required to present the same identification as is required for a driver’s license, which includes:
- One primary identification that can prove your date of birth
- One secondary identification that will prove your identity
Here’s what you will need to be prepared to do once you get to the DMV office to apply for your Alaska state ID card:
- Present the identification from the two lists above
- Present your Social Security card or a letter from the Social Security Administration verifying your number (now required for an original Alaska license, permit or identification card)
- Have your picture taken
- Younger than age 60: pay the identification card fee of $15
- Age 60 or older: no fee for an identification card
Visit any Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) office with:
- A complete ID card application.
- Two forms of identification. At least one must contain a photo. Otherwise, bring three forms of non-photo identification.
- Payment to cover the $12 application fee. There is no charge if you’re 65 years old or older, or receive federal Supplemental Security Income disability payments.
NOTE: If you’re 18 or younger and unable to sign for yourself, a parent or legal guardian may sign the application for you.
To qualify for an Arkansas ID Card you must prove your age and identity. There are several documents you can use, but at least one must be from this primary list:
- INS Documents
- Birth Certificate
- Military ID
- US Passport
You can bring two documents from the primary list, or one from the primary and one from the secondary list:
- School ID
- Vehicle Registration
- Health Insurance Card
- IRS or State Tax Return
- Voter Registration Card
- Court Records
You must go in person to the Office of Driver Services to apply for your identification card. Bring the appropriate documents and the $10 fee.
When you go to the local DMV on your appointment day, be prepared to do the following:
- Fill out an application form (DL 44C).
- Have your thumbprint taken.
- Have your picture taken.
- Provide your Social Security number.
- Show proof of your birth date and legal presence.
- Pay your fee with check, cash, or debit card (at some DMVs). No credit cards.
Your fee, paid during your appointment, will be:
- $27 application fee for most applicants.
- Free, for those 62 years of age or older.
- Free, for those who must give up a driver license due to a medical condition.
- A $8 reduced-fee ID card is available for low-income residents.
To apply, visit your local driver’s license office with:
- Proof of identity.
- Proof of your full legal name.
- Proof of age.
- Proof of Colorado residency. This may include a utility bill, a pay stub, a credit card statement, a bank statement, a tax document, a phone bill, a rent receipt, a mortgage document, a homeowner or renter’s insurance policy, or your vehicle registration.
- Proof of legal presence.
- Payment to cover $10.50 fee (free if you’re older than 60).
For an applicant who is under 18, a parent or guardian must appear with you to sign the affidavit of age and must also provide identification and proof that he or she is indeed the minor’s legal parent or guardian.
To apply for a state ID card, you must do the following:
- Complete form B230 a Connecticut identification card application.
- Visit a full-service Connecticut DMV office. State ID cards will not be processed at satellite or mobile DMV offices.
- Bring a certified birth certificate or valid passport, a Social Security card, and one additional form of state-approved ID. You will also need to bring a paycheck, a piece of mail postmarked within 90 days, or something else to prove your Connecticut address.
- Bring $22.50 in cash only. No personal checks or credit cards will be accepted.
To apply for an identification card you will have to complete an application at the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office. The fee is $20 and you will be issued a valuable document valid for four years.
The DMV will need proof of your identification and residency. Some required documents include:
- Vehicle title
- Military ID
- Social Security card
- Employer ID badge
- Federal tax return
- Show your documents proving identity (non-U.S. citizens can use these documents as proof).
- Show your Social Security card (if you have one).
- Be at least 5 years of age.
- Provide two items proving your Florida residential address.
Pay the applicable fees:
- Original card: $25
- Renewal: $25
- Duplicate: $25
- Address change: $25
You must apply in person at a driver’s license customer service center. The cost for an ID card is the same as for renewing a driver’s license:
- $20 for five years
- $32 for eight years
To apply for an ID card, you must prove your Georgia residence by providing at least one of the following:
- Utility bill in your name with a Georgia residence listed
- Bank statement in your name with a Georgia residence listed
- Employer verification (pay stub and W-2 are two examples)
- Georgia driver’s license issued to your parent, guardian, or spouse
You are required to surrender all previous driver’s licenses, ID cards, and learner’s permits at the time of application for the ID. If they are not in your possession, you must provide a certified copy of a motor vehicle report or a status letter from your previous state. You may keep your ID if and when your license is reinstated.
You will also need to provide proof of identity by presenting one or more of the following documents:
- Certified original or certified copy of birth certificate
- Social Security card
- Certificate of birth registration
- Certified copy of court records for name changes, adoptions, or sex changes
- Certified naturalization papers
- Immigration ID card
- Valid passport
Visit any driver’s license office with:
- A completed State of Hawaii Identification Card Application
- A completed Parent/Guardian Affidavit, if the applicant is between the ages of 10 and 14
- Social Security number
- Proof of legal presence
- Two proofs of residency
- Proof of legal name and date of birth. If your name has changed, bring any one of the following forms of proof:
- Court order
- Adoption documents
- Marriage certificate
- Divorce papers
- Naturalization certificate
All documents must be originals or certified copies. Photocopies are not accepted. If in doubt, call your DMV office for acceptable proof.
Visit any driver’s license office with:
- Proof of Idaho residency, such as a lease or rental agreement, utility bill, employment record, or school enrollment record.
- Proof of age and identity: two approved documents, one should be a certified original birth certificate and the other must feature your photo. Use secondary documents to help further confirm your identity.
- Social Security card. (If you don’t have a Social Security number, don’t fret. All you have to do in that case is obtain a letter from the SSA that states you do not have a number.)
- Proof of school enrollment or school completion (if you are younger than 18.)
Illinois offers three different types of official identification cards. These are:
- Over-65 ID card, or “Senior Card”
- Under-65 ID card
- Disabled person ID card
All types of ID cards require that the individual apply in person at a Driver Services Facility. You must also provide acceptable proofs of identity―see below for more information on proving who you are.
- This card is available for free and has no expiration date―it’s good for the rest of your life. These cards are often sought by seniors who no longer want to have a driver’s license, or who can no longer qualify for one. It provides proof of identity in all the same situations where one would show an Illinois driver’s license.
- This card is available to anyone who wants a proof of identity but who does not have, is not old enough for, or does not want an Illinois driver’s license. It’s also handy if your license has been suspended or revoked. This type of card is good for five years. This card is often issued for children, especially if they need identification to fly on commercial aircraft. In the case of minors, the parent must provide acceptable proofs of identity for the child.
- New ID card: $20
- Corrected ID card: $10
- Duplicate ID card: $20
Visit your local Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) office with:
- The cards cost $13 and are valid for six years. If you are at least 65 years old or disabled, the cost is $10. If you can’t afford to pay for a state ID card, you may be issued one for free if the proper documentation is presented.
To receive an Iowa nondriver ID card, you’ll need to visit your nearest driver’s license station. Most driver’s license stations are open during regular weekday business hours. No appointment is necessary. There is a $5 fee to cover administrative costs for your photo identification card.
Before receiving your card, you’ll be asked to present proof of both your age and identity. This can be accomplished in several different ways. Possible primary forms of documentation include birth certificates, military ID cards, INS documents, and official court orders.
Some of the acceptable secondary forms of identification include an expired photo driver’s license, health insurance identification card, marriage license, medical record, prison release document, or Social Security card.
The Iowa DOT has compiled a list of acceptable forms of documentation. Drivers can use any form of ID from this list. However, only original documents will be accepted. Faxes or photocopies will automatically be declined.
An Iowa photo identification card looks very similar to an Iowa driver’s license. Underage applicants will have the words “under 18” or “under 21” prominently displayed on the face of the card to prevent illegal alcohol or tobacco purchases.
Just as in obtaining a driver’s license, you’ll need to visit a driver’s license exam station. All stations are closed on Mondays. You can apply at any station, regardless of where in Kansas you reside.
To obtain a state ID you’ll need to present two proof of identity documents. The fee is $10. For seniors 65 and older, the fee is $10 plus the $8 photo fee.
Applying for a photo ID card is much like applying for your driver license for the first time (without the tests, of course).
Head to your local Circuit Court Clerk’s office to start the process.
Those wishing to obtain an ID card must be at least age 15, bring proof of Kentucky residency, birth certificate, and Social Security card as well as the $12 fee.
Next, take the application, the $21 fee, and the proper identification documents to your local OMV. You’ll need one primary form and two secondary forms of ID. These are the same forms of identification used to apply for a driver’s license. Louisiana provides a complete list of acceptable documents online.
Fees for a non-driver ID card may vary depending on the OMV location. It’s recommended that you call your local OMV office to find out the exact fee. Applicants age 60 or older are not charged for identification cards.
There is no age requirement for obtaining an identification card in Louisiana. However, if you’re under the age of 18, you’ll need a parent or legal guardian with a photo ID to sign for you.
Any person who is a Maine resident, or a nonresident with a mailing address in Maine, may apply for an official Maine BMV nondriver ID card at a BMV office. The fee is $5.
You need to have at least two of the following documents to prove your ID. One document must be your birth certificate, and the other must show your signature:
- Driver’s license
- Learner’s permit
- Driver education card
- Social Security card
- Birth certificate
- Military ID or dependent ID
- Citizenship papers
- Divorce papers
- Marriage certificate
- Baptismal record
- Court order
- School records or transcripts (certified)
- Unemployment card
- Weapon permit
- Adoption papers
Once the documents are approved by the BMV clerk processing your application, you simply pay the fee and sit for a digital photo. You will have a temporary card issued that day, and a new card will be mailed to you in two to three weeks.
Before you head down to an MVA office to begin the ID process there are several requirements you need to meet:
To obtain a Masachusetts ID card:
- Must be at least 14
- You must be a resident of Massachusetts.
- You cannot hold a driver’s license from any state.
- You must have a valid passport or a valid Social Security card.
- Minors must have parental consent on the application.
- Pay $25 fee
You’ll need proper ID to get a state ID card. Besides the valid passport or Social Security card, you need to present one proof of date of birth and one proof of signature. The RMV has an online list of approved forms of ID. Study them closely and make sure you bring proper ID before heading off to the Registry office. You’ll save a lot of time and aggravation.
Once your application is approved, the Registry folks will take your photo and issue you a new, official temporary Massachusetts ID card. The actual card, with your photo on it, will be mailed to you within a few weeks. The temp works until then.
You must appear in person at a Secretary of State branch office to request a Personal Identification Card. To apply, you’ll need
- Proof of residency and proof of permanent legal presence in the United States.
- Proof of your identity and birth date.
There’s no minimum age for the card, and it costs just $10. If you’re 65 or older; are legally blind; or have had your license revoked, suspended, or denied for a physical or mental disability, there’s no charge for the PID.
To obtain a Minnesota ID card, you must present one of the following forms of identity at a Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) office:
- Minnesota driver’s license, instruction permit, or state identification card with photo that is current or expired less than five years.
- One primary form of identification, including your full legal name and the month, day and year of your birth.
- One secondary form of identification from the list of acceptable documents.
Identification card fees are $17.25 for people younger than 65, $11 for those ages 65 and older, and $.50 for those with a qualifying physical or developmental disability or qualified mental illness.
To obtain a state ID card, visit your local driver’s license office with the following information:
- A completed application form.
- Proof of residency. The following may work: electric or water bill, lease agreement, vehicle-registration receipt, mortgage documents, homestead exemption receipt, bank statement, notarized employer verification on company letterhead (with a phone number) that states your address, your parent or guardian’s state driver’s license (valid for those who are under 21).
- Social Security card (non-metal) or a print out from the Social Security Administration.
- Certified birth certificate (not a hospital certificate).
- Payment for a fee of $14 for the first card you are issued.
Before you can receive your Missouri non-driver ID card, you’ll need to present the following documents:
- A copy of your recent utility bill, property tax receipt, bank statement or voter registration card to provide proof of residency.
- Your Social Security card or Medicare card with your full legal name to provide proof of identity.
- Your birth certificate, U.S. passport, Certificate of Naturalization, Certificate of Birth Abroad, or Certificate of Citizenship to provide proof of your lawful presence in the United States.
If you are age 69 or younger, you’ll receive a non-driver ID card that expires on your birthday six years from the date of issue. If you’re age 70 or older, you’ll receive a non-driver ID card with no expiration date.
The fee for a non-driver ID card is $11, regardless of whether you are eligible to receive a card with no expiration date.
Identification cards are available for Missouri residents of any age. For minors, ID cards will be marked with “Under 21 until …” and the date of the child’s 21st birthday.
To apply for an identification card you must:
According to Nebraska law, any legal resident may request a state identification card. This card includes a color photo of the applicant and is considered acceptable legal identification if you do not have a valid driver license.
To apply for an ID card, you’ll need to provide one form of acceptable identification that includes both your full legal name and date of birth, and two documents verifying your address. In some cases, you may be asked for proof of your Social Security number, too. If you’re younger than 18 and can’t provide proof of your address, bring two acceptable documents showing the address of a parent or guardian.
Your ID card will be mailed to you after five-to-seven business days. ID card fees vary depending on the length of time before the card expires.
When applying at a DMV office, you will need:
- Proof of identity (read carefully; you must exactly adhere to these requirements)
- A valid Nevada street address
At the time of application, the examiner will take your picture and you’ll be issued a temporary ID card to use until your original arrives in the mail.
The following fees are required for an ID card:
- Under age 18 (original, duplicate, renewal): $6
- 18 to 64 (original, duplicate, renewal): $12
- 65 or older (original or duplicate): $7
- 65 or older (renewal): $3
- Name change (any age): $7
- Address change (any age): $3
Applying for a first time non-driver ID card is the same as applying for a first time driver’s license. Special rules exist for Visa Card Holders, Employment Authorization Document (EAD) holders, refugees, asylees, and permanent resident card holders. People falling into one of the special categories must apply for their first non-driver ID card in Concord at the DMV Headquarters:Department of Safety
New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles
Concord, NH 03305
The Application for ID Card can be obtained online using the free Adobe Reader. Fill out the form, check the box for non-driver ID card, and pay the $10 fee. The licensing officer at the DMV office or substation will ask to see your proof of age and proof of residency.
Also parts of the application are choices on which information is printed on your card. For privacy reasons, some people don’t want their street address or Social Security number on the non-driver ID card. Organ donation is offered on the application and your choice will be printed on your non-driver ID card.
After proving your age and residency with your birth certificate and one other document, like a utility bill or town clerk residency letter, you will be given your non-driver ID card. The licensing desk will take your picture and along with your photo, the card will list your name, address, and birth date.
Any New Jersey resident age 17 or older who does not drive may apply for a nondriver photo identification card, which is issued solely for the purpose of providing identification. This card can be used to board an airplane, cash checks, check into a hotel, enter a bar, and anything else where state photo ID is requested.
To apply for a nondriver photo ID card from the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC), take the following steps:
- Visit your local MVC Agency.
- Fill in the front side of a nondriver ID application form.
- Provide proof of age, identity, and Social Security number according to the state’s six-point verification system.
- Pay fee of $24
- An original birth certificate, military ID, or passport
- Social Security card
- Proof of residence
A photograph will be taken of you for an ID card, and you will need to provide your thumbprint and signature.
Visit your local DMV office with:
- A completed Form MV-44 (Application for Driver License or Non-Driver ID Card)
- Proper identification and proof of birth date
- Payment for ID card fee
New York’s website provides easy-to-follow steps on how to obtain a birth certificate or Social Security number. The state also has detailed information on how to procure identification for the following special situations:
- Born outside of U.S.
- Don’t have U.S. citizenship status
- In Foster Care
- Have a criminal record
- Under 16 years old
You may get an ID card at any age, but applicants under 16 require parental consent. You may not have both a New York State driver license or learner permit and a non-driver photo ID card.
For applicants under 62, a short-term ID card is valid for four to five years and costs $9 to $10. A long-term ID card is valid for eight to nine years and costs $13 to $14. The DMV will issue you a temporary card when you apply, and your permanent photo ID card will arrive in the mail within five weeks.
Seniors 62 and older and those under 62 who are receiving Social Security Income (SSI) may apply for a 10-year card for a reduced fee of only $6.50. For this you’ll need to prove your name and age and, if you receive SSI, provide one of the following Social Security Administration documents as proof that you receive SSI:
- Notice of Award
- Notice of Change in Payment (SSA-L8151)
- Report of Confidential Social Security Benefit Information (SSA-2458)
- Benefit Verification Letter
To get a NC non-driver ID, you can go to any driver license office and apply. You will need the same proof of age and identity as if you were applying for a first-time driver license. The current fee for an ID card is just $10.
The process to obtain an identification card is as fast and simple. Just visit any driver license site with $8 and proper identification (see below). You’ll then have your photo snapped and receive an identification card.
You’ll need proof of your current name and your date of birth. The following original documents are acceptable:
- U.S. birth certificate
- Valid U.S. passport
- Valid foreign passport with an I-94 card or an I-551 stamp
- U.S. government-issued consular report of birth abroad
- Military identification card or common access card
- U.S. court order―with court seal―displaying legal name and date of birth
If you’re an immigrant you will need to furnish:
- I-551 resident alien or permanent resident card
- I-688 temporary resident card
- 1-688B, I-766 employment authorization card
- N560 certificate of citizenship
- N550 certificate of naturalization
- I-94 card stamped refugee or asylee
Visit any deputy registrar’s office along with:
- Proof of full legal name.
- Proof of your date of birth.
- Proof of legal presence in the U.S.
- Your Social Security number.
- Proof of your current Ohio address.
- Payment for $8.50 ID card fee.
To avoid confusion on which documents to provide, visit the state’s identification page.
The initial fee for an Oklahoma ID card is $10; renewals are $10. If your ID card is lost, stolen, damaged, or destroyed, a replacement card is $10.
When applying for an Oklahoma ID card, you will be asked for the following primary forms of identification:
- State-issued certified birth certificate.
- City or county birth certificate.
- Bureau of Indian Affairs ID card.
- Citizenship naturalization documents.
- Military or military dependant ID.
- Tribal ID cards.
- Citizen born abroad certification.
- Alien registration card.
You will also need one of the following secondary forms of identification:
- Oklahoma student ID.
- Social Security card.
- Certified copy of marriage license, separation, or divorce judgment.
- Original high school, college, or university diploma.
- Oklahoma gun permit.
- Insurance ID such as health, life, home, or auto.
- Oklahoma voter registration card.
- Pilot’s license.
- Deed to a property in Oklahoma.
- Oklahoma employer ID.
- Professional degree, certificate or license original or certified copy.
- Deed to a property or burial plot in Oklahoma.
- Oklahoma lifetime hunting or fishing license.
- Medical/Medicaid card or medical eligibility card.
- Medical examiner certificate (DOT).
- Oklahoma Tax Commission Agriculture Exempt permit.
The identification required to obtain an ID card in Oregon, to be presented in person at the DMV, consists of:
- Two primary documents, which can serve as proof of age, residence, and identity.
- One additional primary document that includes name and date of birth, plus two secondary documents, which serve as proof of identity.
To obtain a non-driver identification card in Oregon, residents of the state must apply in person at a DMV office and do the following:
To obtain a Pennsylvania photo ID card from the Department of Transportation (PennDOT), you must apply in person at any statewide Driver License Center location and be sure to bring:
- An Application for Pennsylvania Photo Identification Card, completed in either blue or black ink.
- Proof of U.S. citizenship (see below).
- Two forms of residency in Pennsylvania (see below) if you are 18 or older.
- A check or money order to pay the $13.50 fee.
Acceptable Proof of U.S. Citizenship:
All must be original documents. Photocopies will not be considered valid.
- U.S. birth certificate with raised seal
- Certificate of U.S. citizenship
- Certificate of naturalization
- U.S. passport
Acceptable Proof of Residency:
You’ll need to show two of these:
- Tax records
- Mortgage documents
- Lease agreement
- W-2 form
- Current weapons permit
- Current utility bills
You can apply for a non-driver identification card at any Division of Motor Vehicles office. The cards are valid for five years and cost $26.50. Residents 59 and older receive their identifications cards for free.
To receive a Rhode Island non-driver photo identification card, you must meet the following criteria:
- You must be a Rhode Island resident.
- You cannot have a driver’s license from Rhode Island or any other state.
- You must provide a valid identity document.
- You must provide a valid signature document.
- You must furnish proof of Rhode Island residency.
- You must prove your Social Security number or provide an acceptable denial letter with a legitimate visa code.
You will need to apply for your first ID card in person at your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office. Take the completed Form 447 (available with the free Adobe Reader), proper identification, and the $5 fee.
South Carolina offers an online checklist to help you determine which types of documentation you will need. Although the list is lengthy, you will basically need to provide proof of your identity, residency, and your Social Security number. You will need to take one or two documents from each section on the list, so round them up before going to the DMV.
Visit any exam station with the following:
- Present one identity document. This may include:
- Certified U.S. birth certificate issued by state or county (hospital birth certificates not accepted)
- Valid, unexpired passport
- Certificate of Citizenship
- Certificate of Naturalization
- Valid, unexpired permanent resident card
- Valid, unexpired employment authorization document
- Foreign passport with valid, unexpired U.S. Visa with I-94
- Provide proof of your Social Security number. Acceptable proof includes:
- Social Security card
- W-2 Form
- SSA 1099 Form
- Non-SSA 1099 Form
- A pay stub with your name and Social Security number
- Two documents proving your current residential address. Acceptable documents include:
- Credit card statement
- Rent receipt
- Utility bill
- Mortgage document
- Tax document
- Bank statement
- Phone bill
- Pay stub
- Transcript or report card from a recognized school
- Homeowners or renters insurance policy
- Payment to cover the $20 fee.
You don’t need to drive to get a state-issued ID card. Any Tennessee resident who does not hold a license may apply for a photo ID at any Driver License Service Center. It looks just like a driver’s license, but you don’t have to take a test to get one, and you can’t drive legally with one.
If you don’t drive or don’t have a valid driver’s license for any reason, you have the option of obtaining an expiring identification license for proof of identity.
Expiring identification license applicants must apply in the same way and present the same documents as required of a driver’s license applicant, and the licenses will expire in the same way as a regular driver’s license. However, yours won’t expire anymore once you’re 65 years old or older.
The fee for an expiring identification license is $9.50
Permanent identification licenses are available to anyone who is either mentally or physically handicapped and has proof in the form of a certified statement from a licensed doctor saying the person is unable to operate a vehicle.
Permanent identification license applicants must present the same documents as required of a driver’s license applicant.
There are no fees and no expiration dates for permanent identification licenses.
Visit any driver license office and complete an application. Be sure to bring the following:
- Proof of identity.
- Provide two proofs of Texas residency. One of the documents must prove that you’ve lived in Texas for a minimum of 30 days.
- Cash or check to pay a $16 fee ($5 if you’re older than 60).
Visit your local driver license field office with the following:
- A completed application.
- Proof of identity.
- Your Social Security number.
- Two documents proving your Utah address if it differs from the address on your current Utah record.
- Proof of legal or lawful presence.
- Proof of name change, if applicable.
- Payment for $18 fee.
Before applying, bear in mind that you must be a full-time Vermont resident. If you are a college student from out of state or a temporary in-state worker, you do not qualify. If you meet this precondition, you then must:
- Apply in person at any of Vermont’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices. You cannot apply by mail or over the Internet.
- Provide one form of primary identification and one form of secondary identification to prove your identity and date and place of birth. The state is very strict about proper identification. If the DMV has any reason to doubt the validity of your ID, it may request additional proof.
- Pay a $20 processing fee ($10 if you receive Social Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability (SSD).
To apply, you need to visit a DMVcustomer service center and fill out the Driver’s License, Identification Card, and Voter Registration Application (form DL 1M), which is unfortunately not available online. For a child’s ID card, use the Identification Card Application for Minors, form DL5.
Adults must provide proof of legal presence, two proofs of identity (one if you are under age 19), and one proof of residency. Documents to use as proof are listed in the DMV publication, Acceptable Documents for Obtaining a Driver’s License or Photo ID Card.
For a child ID card, you must show one form of ID for the child, and a parent must certify the child’s legal presence and residency on the application.
There is a $10 charge for a Virginia photo ID for a child or adult, whether it is an original or a renewal ID card.
Follow these easy steps to apply for a regular Washington photo ID card:
You must be at least 15 years old. Appear in person at a DMV service location and provide:
- A completed DC Identification Card Application.
- Proof of your identity.
- Proof of your Social Security number.
- Proof of current DC residency.
- A $20 fee (see note).
- A smile for the camera.
NOTE: The card is free for individuals over 65 years old, and for ex-offenders who have been released within the past six months.
Applying for a photo ID card is much like applying for your driver’s license for the first time, without taking the tests. Head to your local Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office―the process is simple.
- Download the photo ID application, or obtain one from your local DMV office.
- Take proof of your identity, two proofs of WV residency and proof of your Social Security number.
- The same fees that apply for application and renewal of driver’s licenses also apply to photo ID cards.
If you are new to Wisconsin or even if you have been here for some time but have never applied, here’s a list of what you’ll need to be prepared to do when you apply for your Wisconsin state identification card:
- Complete the Identification Card Application, which is available online using the free Adobe Reader.
- Provide proof of your name and date of birth.
- Show proof of your identity.
- Provide documentation to prove your Wisconsin residency.
- Give your Social Security number.
- Have your photograph taken.
- Pay the $28 fee; $16 for duplicates
Just visit an exam office with the Identification Card Application, which is available online using the free Adobe Reader. You’ll also need to supply two documents from the acceptable identification list, along with your Social Security card.
The fee for the Wyoming ID card is $10, and the best part of all is: it never expires.