To receive our ID card, applicants must bring the following:

 

1. DOCUMENTS TO PROVE YOUR IDENTITY:

 

A. Any ONE of these will be sufficient. An original document of:

  • Passport

  • State issued driver's license or ID card (current or expired)

  • Foreign national ID card (from one's home country, sometimes called "voter ID cards")

  • Matricula consular (an embassy ID)

  • Previously issued FaithAction ID card

  • Military ID cards, either for U.S. or one's home country

  • A current or expired work permit

  • B1 or B2 card

B. If you don't have any of the above, any TWO or THREE of the following will be sufficient:

  • Original birth certificate

  • Health records

  • ITIN documents

  • Notarized letter from a trusted family member or community advocate

  • Current or expired community or school ID card

  • Bank identification card

  • Employee ID card

  • Expired military ID card, from the U.S. or from your home country.

 

2. DOCUMENTS TO PROVE YOUR ADDRESS

 

A. Any ONE of these will be sufficient. An original document of:

  • Utility bill (cable, water, electric, gas, Internet, phone)

  • Rental agreement

  • Housing rental agreement

  • Receipt for housing rent payments (if it has your address)

  • Bank Statement

  • Medical bill

  • VA driver's license or state ID card

  • Credit card bill

 

B. If you don't have any of the above, any TWO or THREE of the following will be sufficient:

  • Legitimate business mail that's dated or postmarked with name and address

  • Personal mail (postmarked or dated)

  • Notarized letters from trusted family or community advocate

  • P.O. Box (as long as you also give us your actual home address - it will go on the card)

  • Furniture rental agreement for current housing

  • Expired lease or letter of continued residence

 

UNACCEPTABLE PROOF OF ID DOCUMENTS

  • Store ID (such as Sam's Club)

  • Foreign national driver's license

  • Old, worn, deteriorated documents where name and/or pictures are not legible

  • Copies of original documents

What you need to bring to obtain an ID card