Valid Photo ID Definition

Primary Listing - All documents presented must have a photo and be valid to be considered a primary document.  All documents are to be closely examined.  If there is any doubt of the validity of the document, it should be rejected.

If request made in person  - all original documentation required.

                               Document                                                                   Comments

Alien   Registration or Permanent Resident Card

Form   I-151 or I-551

Department   of Corrections Identification Card

Must   be issued by a U.S. State, Territory, County, City or the Federal Bureau of   Prisons. 

Employment   Authorization Card

Form   I-766

Foreign   Passport

May   be verified with the embassy, consulate or with the INS.

Job   Corps Identification Card

Must   be issued by U.S. Department of Labor and must be current.

Pilot   License

Issued by   the FAA and must be valid if it has an expiration date. 

School,   University or College Identification Card

Must   be issued by a U.S. school system.  It   must contain a photo and for the current school year.

Temporary   Resident Card

Form   I-688, I-688A or I-688B

Tribal   Identification Card

Must   be issued by a federally recognized Native American Tribe

U.S.   B1 / B2 Visa

Must   be accompanied by a valid I-94 card.

U.S.   Certificate of Citizenship

Form   N-560 or N-561

U.S.   Certificate of Naturalization

Form   N-550 or N-570

U.S.   Citizen Identification Card

Form   I-197

U.S.   Military Identification Card

Active   duty, dependent, retired, reserve, and National Guard

U.S.   Passport

Must   be issued by U.S. Department of State.

U.S.   State or Territory Issued Identification Card

Must   be issued by a State DMV and it must be valid   

U.S.   State or Territory Issued Driver’s License

Must   be valid.

Weapon   or Gun Permit

Must   be issued by a U.S. local, state or federal government and must be   valid. 

 

Secondary Listing - Two documents from this list are required to prove identity.  

                             Document                                                                           Comments

Birth   Certificate of Applicant

Must be a   certified original of a birth certificate from a U.S. State or Territory. 

Court   Order of Adoption

Must be   issued by a court of competent jurisdiction from the U.S.  The court order must be certified.

DD-214   Military Discharge Paperwork

This is   military discharge paperwork. 

Divorce   Decree

Must be   issued by a court of competent jurisdiction from the U.S.  The court order must be certified. 

Government   Issued Work Identification Card

Federal,   state or local

Marriage   License

Must be   issued by a court of competent jurisdiction from the U.S.  The court order must be certified. 

Medicaid   Card

Must be   issued by the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Mexican   Voter Registration Card

Must be   issued by the Mexican federal government and must be valid. 

Motor   Vehicle Registration or Title

Must be   issued by a U.S. State or Territory. 

Hunting or   Fishing License from a U.S. State or Territory

Must be   issued by the Department of Wildlife.    This document must be valid.

Probation   or Parole Documents

Must be   issued by a county, state or federal department of corrections. 

Property   Tax Receipt

Must be   issued within the past year.

Selective   Service Card

Must be   issued by the U.S. Selective Service.

Social   Security Card

Must be   issued by the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Social   Services Card

Must be   issued by U.S. State or Territory.    This includes Medicaid.

Voter   Registration Card

Must be   issued by a U.S. state. 

Work   Identification, Pay Check Stub or W-2

Work   identification must contain the first and last name of the applicant along   with the company name.  The company   must be willing to verify employment. 

Pay check   stub must have been issued in the previous (6) six months and include the   applicant’s first and last name along with the company name and address.

The W-2   must have been issued within the previous year. 

Last modified on 10/25/2018