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Live Scan Identification Requirements!

Updated: May 22, 2023

The DOJ requires certified fingerprint rollers accept only current, valid, and unexpired picture identification documents as primary valid identification.

Acceptable Primary forms of photo identification include any of the following:

Acceptable​ ​Primary​ ​Forms​ ​of​ ​ID

● State-issued driver’s license or State-issued ID

● U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card

● Federal Government Personal Identity Verification Card (PIV)

● Uniformed Services Identification Card

● Department of Defense Common Access Card

● Foreign Passport with Appropriate Immigration Document(s)

● USCIS-Permanent Resident Card (I-55I)

● USCIS-Employment Authorization Card (I-766)

● Federal, state, or local government agency ID card with photograph

● U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card

● Canadian driver’s license

● Consular Identification Card – only valid for adoption purposes and nothing else.

In​ ​the​ ​absence​ ​of​ ​a​ ​primary​ ​form​ ​of​ ​ID,​ ​applicants​ ​may​ ​provide​ ​at​ ​least​ ​2​ ​secondary identification​ ​documents​ ​including:

● State Government Issued Certificate of Birth

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

● Native American tribal document

● Social Security Card

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

● Marriage Certificate (Government Certificate Issued)

● Draft Record

● School ID with a photograph

● Certificate of Citizenship (N-560)

● Replacement Certificate of Citizenship (N-561)

● Certificate of Naturalization (N550)

● Replacement Certificate of Naturalization (N-570)

Secondary​ ​Identification​ ​Data​ ​Support​ ​Documents

When​ ​validating​ ​the​ ​authenticity​ ​of​ ​secondary​ ​identification​ ​documents​ ​and​ ​forms,​ ​the data​ ​and​ ​information​ ​may​ ​be​ ​supported​ ​by​ ​at​ ​least​ ​two​ ​of​ ​the​ ​following​ ​current​ ​documents:

● Utility Bill (Address)

● Jurisdictional Voter Registration Card

● Vehicle Registration Card/Title

● Paycheck Stub with Name/Address

● Jurisdictional Public Assistance Card

● Spouse/Parent Affidavit

When supplemental documentation does not support the validation of the original identification documents, the certified fingerprint roller should not accept the form of identification as valid and not fingerprint the applicant.

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May 22, 2023

Live Scan iD, lot of great info Thank you

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