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How to Apply for a New Jersey Identification Card

Non-Drivers NJ ID Card application guide. What to bring, fees, application process and usage of a NJ ID-Card

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) issues non-driver identification cards to State residents who don't have a valid ID card, driver license or instruction permits 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 four years, and expires on your birthday four years after it was issued.

APPLYING FOR A NEW JERSEY ID CARD

  1. Locate the MVC Agency nearest you, as you will have to apply for the ID card in person. You cannot apply online.
  2. Complete the front side of the non Driver ID application form (BA-207).
  3. Bring proper identification according to the 6 Point ID Verification Program.
  4. Pay the ID card application fee, currently $24.00 by cash, check, money order, American Express or Master or Visa cards.

APPLYING FOR A NEW JERSEY HANDICAPPED ID CARD

A disabled New Jersey resident who is 17 years or older can apply for a handicapped ID card. The steps to be followed are:

  1. Locate the MVC Agency nearest you, as you will have to apply for the ID card in person. You cannot apply online. You can also call 609-292-6500 or 888-486-3339 (toll free) to request an application (BA-207 form) to be sent to you.
  2. Complete the front side of the application.
  3. Have your physician complete the certification form on the back of the form.
  4. Bring proper identification according to the 6 Point ID Verification Program.
  5. Pay the ID card application fee, currently $6.00 by cash, check, money order, American Express or Master or Visa cards.

RENEWING A NEW JERSEY ID CARD

  1. Locate the MVC Agency nearest you, as you will have to apply for the ID card in person. You cannot apply online or send your application by mail.
  2. Bring proper identification according to the 6 Point ID Verification Program.
  3. Pay the ID card renewal fee, currently $24.00, by cash or check, money order, American Express, Master of Visa cards.

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, or if you have had a name or address change.

  1. Locate the MVC Agency nearest you, as you will have to apply for the ID card in person. You cannot apply online.
  2. Bring proper identification according to the 6 Point ID Verification Program.
  3. Pay the ID card replacement fee, currently $11.00, by cash, check, money order, American Express, Master or Visa cards.

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