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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:
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:
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:
Visit any Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) office with:
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:
You can bring two documents from the primary list, or one from the primary and one from the secondary list:
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:
Your fee, paid during your appointment, will be:
To apply, visit your local driver’s license office with:
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:
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:
Pay the applicable fees:
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:
To apply for an ID card, you must prove your Georgia residence by providing at least one of the following:
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:
Visit any driver’s license office with:
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:
Illinois offers three different types of official identification cards. These are:
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.
Visit your local Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) office with:
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:
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:
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
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:
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:
Before you can receive your Missouri non-driver ID card, you’ll need to present the following documents:
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:
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:
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
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
If you’re an immigrant you will need to furnish:
Visit any deputy registrar’s office along with:
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:
You will also need one of the following secondary forms of identification:
The identification required to obtain an ID card in Oregon, to be presented in person at the DMV, consists of:
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:
Acceptable Proof of U.S. Citizenship:
All must be original documents. Photocopies will not be considered valid.
Acceptable Proof of Residency:
You’ll need to show two of these:
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 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:
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:
Visit your local driver license field office with the following:
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:
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:
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.
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:
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.
That’s Ed Schultz, he is about as logical as a pro-choice vegan.
But, I mean, it’s obvious that the Republicans are responsible for the bankruptcy of a city run by Democrats for the last half century.
Interesting question, what could be done about it from a Libertarian/Conservative point of view: Absolutely nothing, because the rich being rich is not the problem.
In an explosive exchange outside the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C., security guards for billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg accosted senior Talk Radio Network investigative reporter Jason Mattera when he asked the mayor about his strong support for gun control.
Dr Susan Gratia-Hupp, survivor of the 1991 Kileen, TX Luby’s shooting massacre, testifies against the 1991 assault weapons ban.
Please pay attention to the fact that this woman, says exactly what I have been called a gun-nut for saying, that guns do not kill.
Can we get a quick explanation for those who do no read Hebrew?
If you use Google Chrome, it will automatically translate it.
Not very well though, as I do not think there is a “There will” party.