WHAT CONSTITUTES VALID IDENTIFICATION?
The National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council (a fifteen-member body of local, state, and federal government officials) have issued a guide to use in determining what constitutes a valid identification:
Primary identification – A current, valid and unexpired picture identification:
- It must have a personal descriptor information such as name, gender, date of birth, address, etc.
- This information must match the information provided in the Request for Live Scan Service form;
- The date of expiration must not have lapsed;
- Photograph reasonably resembles the applicant’s appearance;
- Department of Motor Vehicles Identification Card;
- Out-of-state driver’s license.
If you do not have a primary form of identification, one or more of the following secondary forms of identification (with supplemental one or two of the supplemental documents) listed below may be accepted:
- The state government issued Birth Certificate;
- U.S. Active Duty/Retiree/Reservist Military Identification Card (000 10-2);
- U.S. Passport;
- Federal government Personal Identity Verification Card (PIV);
- Department of Defense Common Access Card;
- U.S. Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Identification Card;
- Social Security Card;
- Court Order for Name Change/Gender Change/Adoption/Divorce;
- Marriage Certificate (Government issued certificate);
- Foreign Passport with appropriate immigration document(s);
- Certificate of Citizenship (N560);
- Certificate of Naturalization (N550);
- INS I-551 Resident Alien Card issued since 1997;
- INS 1-688 Temporary Resident Identification Card;
- INS I-688B, I-766 Employment Authorization Card.
Supplemental documents to accompany these forms of identification:
- Utility bill with address;
- Jurisdictional voter registration card;
- Vehicle registration card/title;
- Paycheck stub with name and address;
- Spouse/parent affidavit;
- Canceled check or bank statement;
- Mortgage documents.