Get a non-driver ID card
Who can get a non-driver ID (NDID) card?
A person any age can get a non-driver ID card. You must apply at a DMV office. 1 We will give you a temporary non-photo document at the DMV office. Allow 2 weeks to receive your photo ID card in the mail.
Know what to bring to the DMV office
Complete this guide to make sure you have the proofs of identification you need before coming.
|REAL ID Non-Driver ID Card||Valid||Fee|
|Under age 62, your next birthday is within the next 6 months||4 years||$9.00|
|Under age 62, your next birthday is more than 6 months away||8 years||$13.00|
|Under age 62 and receive SSI||8 years||$6.00For Aliens Dual-status 10 Tips Howstuffworks Tax|
|Age 62 or older||8 years||$6.00|
|Age 62 or older and receive SSIBank Us Paypal And Credit Verified Clickbd Card Ssn||8 years||No Fee|
|Enhanced Non-Driver ID Card||Valid||Fee|
|Under age 62, your next birthday is within the next 6 months||4 years||$39.00|
|Under age 62, your next birthday is more than 6 months away||8 years||$43.00|
|Under age 62 and receive SSI||8 years||$36.00|
|Age 62 or older||8 years||$36.00|
|Age 62 or older and receive SSI||8 years||$30.00|
Learn more about Standard, REAL ID and Enhanced documents.
Reduced fee or 'No Fee' non-driver IDs
If you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or are over age 62, you are eligible to get a reduced fee or 'No Fee' document.
To prove you receive SSI, you must bring one of the documents listed below to the DMV. The document must be the original, not photocopy.
- Notice of Award notifying you that you are eligible for SSI benefits
- Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) letter
- Notice of change in payment (SSA-L8151)
- Third Party Query (TPQY) letter
- Report of Confidential Social Security Information (SSA-2258)
- Benefit Verification letter (you must call the Social Security Administration in advance to obtain this letter: 1-800-772-1213)
Applicants under age 21
If you are under age 21, a parent or guardian can verify your identity by completing a Statement of Identity by Parent/Guardian (pdf) (MV-45). Your parent or guardian must sign it at the DMV, and they must present 6 points of proof of their identity. You must still provide proof of your date of birth and your Social Security Card or proof that you are not eligible for a card.
Parents of children under age 16
The parent of a child under age 16 can apply for a non-driver ID card for their child. The parent must complete a Statement of Identity by Parent/Guardian (pdf) (MV-45) and provide proof of their child's date of birth and his or her Social Security Card (or proof they are not eligible for a card).
It takes 2 weeks for your ID to come in the mail
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