Document Guide for Standard License or Permit

A total of 6 points is needed to prove your identity (name)

In addition, you must prove your age, and NY residence

Annual Social Security Statement (SSA-1099) (if issued within same year) - 1 point

Bank Statement (if issued within one year) - 1 point

Border Crossing Card - 3 points

Cancelled Check (if issued within one year) - 1 point

Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship (N-550,560,561,570) - 3 points

College Photo ID Card and Official Transcript (United States) - 2 points

Consular ID - 4 points

Credit Card (American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa) - 1 point

Debit Card (Must have signature and pre-printed name) - 1 point

DMV Statement of Identity and/or Residence by Parent/Guardian (MV-45) - 4 points

DMV Statement of Identity and/or Residence for Applicants Represented by Government or Government Approved Facilities (MV-45A) - 4 points

DMV Statement of Identity for Applicants Who Can be Considered a Disenfranchised, Homeless Youth (MV-45B) - 4 points

Driver License/Learner Permit/Non Driver ID Card with Photo Issued by Another U.S. State, Jurisdiction, Possession, or Canadian Province or Territory (Current or expired no longer than two years) - 4 points

Driver License with Photo - Foreign (Current or expired no longer than two years) - 4 points

Employment Authorization Card (i.e. Work Permit) with Photo Issued by Department of Homeland Security (Expired less than two years) - 2 points

Employment Authorization Card - Valid with Photo Accompanied by Documentation Approved by Department of Homeland Security that Specifically States Valid United States Lawful Status as Defined by 6 C.F.R. 37.3 - 3 points

Employment Authorization Card - Valid with Photo Issued by Department of Homeland Security - 3 points

Foreign Marriage or Divorce Record (Issued by a Government Entity) OR Court Issued Name Change Decree - 2 points

Foreign School Report Card/Record Without Photo - 1 point

Foreign School Report Card/Record With Photo - 2 points

Health Insurance Card/Prescription Card to Show Current Proof of Health Insurance Coverage - 1 point

High School ID Card with Report Card or Official Transcript - United States (if issued within one year) - 2 points

Income Tax W-2, Federal or New York State (if issued within one year) - 1 point

IRS Tax Transcript or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number Issuance Letter - 1 point

Life Insurance Policy or Current Statement (if issued within one year and in effect at least 2 years) - 1 point

New York State/New York City Pistol Permit - 2 point

New York State Benefit/Medicaid Card WITHOUT Photo - 2 points

New York State Benefit/Medicaid Card with Photo - 3 points

New York State Certification of Title - 2 points

New York State Driver License/Permit/Non Driver ID Card (current or expired less than two years) - 6 points

New York State Interim License/Permit/Non Driver ID, without Photo - 2 points

New York State Professional License - 2 points

New York State Registration Document (Vehicle or boat only) - 2 points

Passport (foreign) - 4 points

Passport or Passport Card (United States) - 4 points

Pay Stub - U.S. Computer Printed (if issued within one year) - 1 point

Permanent Resident Card (i.e. Green Card) (expired less than two years) - 2 points

Permanent Resident Card (valid) - 3 points

Refugee Travel Document (I-571) - 3 points

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Photo ID Card - 2 points

U.S. Court Document with Applicant Named as a Party - 1 point

U.S. Employee ID Card - 1 point

U.S. High School Diploma OR GED - 1 point

U.S. Marriage or Divorce Record Issued by a State or Local Government OR Court Issued Name Change Decree - 2 points

U.S. Military Dependent ID - 2 points

U.S. Military Photo ID Card (issued to active, reserve, and retired military personnel only) - 3 points

U.S. Municipal ID Card with Photo and New York State address (e.g. IDNYC) - 1 point

U.S. Supermarket Check Cashing Card (must have signature and pre-printed name) - 1 point

U.S. Union Card - 1 point

Utility Bill (e.g., phone or electricity)(if issued within one year), foreign or U.S. - 1 point

Veterans Universal Access Photo ID Card - 1 point