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Valid Identification

We will only accept current, valid, and unexpired picture identification. This document must include personal descriptor information such as name, gender, date of birth, etc. and matches the information provided on the Request for Live Scan Service form. In addition, the photograph must reasonably resemble the applicant's physical appearance.

Acceptable Primary forms of photo identification: 

• California Driver's License

• Department of Motor Vehicles Identification Card

• Out-of-state driver's license


Secondary Forms of Identification

In the absence of a primary form of identification, we will accept one or more of the following as a secondary form of identification, but only with two of the supplemental documents listed at the bottom of this page:

• State government issued Certificate of Birth

• U.S. Active Duty/Retiree/Reservist Military Identification Card (000 10-2)

• U.S. Passport

• Federal government Personal Identity Verification Card (PIV)

• Department of Defense Common Access Card

• U.S. Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Identification Card

• Social Security Card

• Court Order for Name Change/Gender Change/Adoption/Divorce

• Marriage Certificate (Government issued certificate)

• U.S. Government issued Consular Report of Birth Abroad 3

• Foreign Passport with appropriate immigration document(s)

• Certificate of Citizenship (N560)

• Certificate of Naturalization (N550)

• INS I-551 Resident Alien Card issued since 1997

• INS 1-688 Temporary Resident Identification Card

• INS I-688B, I-766 Employment Authorization Card


Supplemental Documents

When using one of the secondary identification documents and forms listed above, you will need to provide at least two (2) of the following:

• Utility bill (address)

• Jurisdictional voter registration card

• Vehicle registration card/title

• Paycheck stub with name/address

• Spouse/parent affidavit

• Cancelled check or bank statement

• Mortgage documents


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