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How to Apply for a Kansas Identification Card

The Kansas Department of Revenue, Division of Vehicles issues non-driver identification cards to state residents who don't have a valid ID card, driver's 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. The identification card is valid for six years, and expires on your birthday six years after it was issued.

APPLYING FOR A KANSAS ID CARD

  1. Locate the Division of Vehicles office nearest you, as you will have to apply for the ID card in person. You cannot apply online.
  2. Complete the application form which you will get at the Division of Vehicles offices (You will not get new/original applications at county treasurer offices).
  3. Bring proper identification as instructed. All documents must be original or certified copies, photocopies are not accepted.
  4. Provide proof of Kansas residence and proof of principal residence address.
  5. You must also provide your social security number (SSN). If not, you must provide documentation proving lawful presence (list B).
  6. Pay the ID card application fee, currently $14 ($10 if you are over 65 years of age or disabled) plus the $4 photo fee, by cash or check. Check credit/debit card payment option with your local Division of Vehicles office.
  7. You must also surrender any valid driver license or instruction permit issued by the state of Kansas or any other jurisdiction.

RENEWING A KANSAS ID CARD

You will receive a renewal notification at least 30 days prior to the expiration date.

  1. Locate the Division of Vehicles office nearest you, as you will have to apply for the ID card in person. You cannot apply online.
  2. Bring current/expiring ID card and if you don't have it, bring two documents of identity.
  3. Provide proof of Kansas residence and proof of principal residence address.
  4. You must also provide your social security number (SSN). If not, you must provide documentation proving lawful presence (list B).
  5. Pay the ID card application fee, currently $14 ($10 if you are over 65 years of age or disabled) plus the $4 photo fee, by cash or check. Check credit/debit card payment option with your local Division of Vehicles office.

REPLACING A LOST, STOLEN, OR DESTROYED ID CARD

  1. Locate the Division of Vehicles office nearest you, as you will have to apply for the ID card in person. You cannot apply online.
  2. Bring current/expiring ID card and if you don't have it, bring two documents of identity.
  3. Provide proof of Kansas residence and proof of principal residence address.
  4. You must also provide your social security number (SSN). If not, you must provide documentation proving lawful presence (list B).
  5. Pay the ID card application fee, currently $15. Check credit/debit card payment option with your local Division of Vehicles office.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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