Requirements for an Identification Card
State issued identification certificates (I.D. Card) are the nationally accepted
form of identification and both are used daily to establish identity at
airports, banks, when writing checks, voting, or applying for governmental aid.
Due to their extensive use as a person's primary source of identity the
department has the responsibility to correctly determine an applicant's
original applicants for an identification certificate must present proof of
identity satisfactory to the department. (All applicants for a driver license
must also provide proof of their social security number). All documents must be
verifiable by the source that issued the document.
are three categories of documents that may be presented to establish proof of
identity. Every original applicant must present: one piece of primary
identification; or one piece of secondary identification plus two pieces of
support identification; or two pieces of secondary identification.
Unexpired United States military ID card for active duty, reserve or retired
personnel with identifiable photograph.
Original or certified copy of a birth certificate issued by the appropriate
State Bureau of Vital Statistics or equivalent agency.
Original or certified copy of United States Department of State Certification of
Birth (issued to
Unexpired photo DL or photo ID issued by another (
Original or certified copy of court order with name and date of birth or;
for applicants born before 1961, the following items would be acceptable in the
original or certified copy of Form DD-214;
original or certified copy of other state or federal governmental record that
states name and date of birth (such as
insurance policy (at least two years old);
unexpired military dependant identification card;
original or certified copy of marriage license or divorce decree;
voter registration card;
Social Security card;
concealed handgun license;
expired driver license or identification certificate issued by another state,
a foreign passport (with or without a United States Visa); or
a consular document issued by a state or national government.