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How to Apply for a Washington DC Identification Card

The Washington DC Driver and Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) issues non-driver identification cards to State residents who don't have an valid ID card, driver license or instruction permit from the State or any other jurisdiction. The ID card can be used to prove your identity, age, and residence in a variety of situations.

APPLYING FOR A WASHINGTON DC PHOTO ID CARD

  1. Fifteen years is the minimum age for an applicant to be eligible for a DC identification card.
  2. Locate the DMV service office nearest you, (except the Adjudication services and Inspection station) as you will have to apply for the ID card in person.
  3. Complete the form.
  4. Bring proper identification. You will be asked to present two pieces of primary identification and one piece of secondary identification.
  5. You must also provide proof of your social security number (SSN). If you have never been issued a SSN, you may be required to obtain one, or else sign a Statement of Not Eligible for Social Security Number form.
  6. Provide proof of Washington DC residence.
  7. Pay the ID card application fee, currently $20, by cash, money order or credit card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover card only). There are no charges for seniors age 65 and above.
Note:
  1. The District DMV does not accept photocopies or scanned documents.
  2. necessary requirements must apply for Identification Card at the following address:
    Georgetown Service Center
    3222 M Street,
    NW Georgetown Park Mall - Lower Level,
    Washington, DC 20007.    

RENEWING A WASHINGTON DC ID CARD

  1. Locate the DC DMV service location nearest you, for applying in person or you can save time by applying online, after meeting the online eligibility requirements. It is advisable to renew your DC identification card up to 60 days before its expiry date. Once the date expires, you can no longer apply online.
  2. Complete the non-driver Identification Card application.
  3. Provide proof of Washington DC residence, in the event that your address or name has changed.
  4. Provide current DC identification card. If your card has been lost or stolen, you must also bring proof of identity, birth-date and proof of SSN.
  5. Pay the ID card renewal fee, currently $20, by cash, money order or credit card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover card only).
Note:
  1. If you apply online, DMV will mail the identification card to your address within 10-12 days.
  2. necessary requirements must apply for Identification Card at the following address:
    Georgetown Service Center
    3222 M Street,
    NW Georgetown Park Mall - Lower Level,
    Washington, DC 20007.    
  3. For international transactions visit a DMV service office.
  4. In case your DC identification card displays your SSN, you will have to apply for renewal in person at a DMV service center for a photo id.

REPLACING A LOST, STOLEN, OR DESTROYED ID CARD

You may be issued a replacement identification card if your original ID card has been lost, stolen or destroyed.
  1. Locate DMV service location nearest you, for applying in person or you can save time by applying online.
  2. Complete the non-driver Identification Card application.
  3. Provide proof of Washington DC residence, in the event that your address or name has changed.
  4. Provide current DC identification card. If your card has been lost or stolen, you must also bring proof of identity and proof of SSN.
  5. Police report or Citizen Complaints Number (CNN). The district requires that you submit a police report or a CNN number for lost or stolen vehicle tags. A report should be filed at a precinct, or by calling 311 or from the jurisdiction and submitted to the DMV.
  6. Pay the ID card replacement fee, currently $7, by cash, money order or credit card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover card only).
Note:
  1. All documents must be in original form for applying in person.
  2. Non-US citizens will have to check at the DMV service center for related transactions.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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