Standard DL–ID Card - Acceptable Documents List (To prove identity, you must show proof to satisfy the five elements identified below.)

Build your checklist of Acceptable Documents by using the interactive process below to satisfy Ohio and/or federal requirements.
Once completed, print and/or email the checklist to help you acquire all needed documentation before going to a Deputy Registrar Agency to obtain your driver license or identification card.

To prove identity, you must show proof of the following five elements

1-Full Legal Name*; 2-Date of Birth; 3-Proof of U.S. Legal Presence; 4-Social Security Number; 5-Proof of Address

To prove an element, the element must be contained on the document. One document from this list may be presented for a duplicate or renewal issuance (does not apply to Non U.S. citizens).

Acceptable documents that contain a current Ohio street address are acceptable to prove address

NOTE: Customers are encouraged to use this checklist to prepare in advance of visiting a Deputy Registrar agency. Use of this checklist does not guarantee issuance of a DL-ID. Issuance will be based on the validity and acceptance of actual documents presented at the time of the transaction. All non-renewable, non-transferable credentials will be issued as Standard DL-ID.

Elements
Documents Elements
Supplemental Documents
CREDIT CARD
EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION CARD
HEALTH INSURANCE CARD
MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE or MARRIAGE LICENSE
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFIT CARD
STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARD – With photograph; issued by recognized school, college or university
NOTE: STATE ISSUED DRIVER LICENSE - Issued by any state, territory, or possession of the United States, with photograph, valid and unexpired, is acceptable for waiving driver exam testing requirements.