When you go to your in-person verification appointment, you’ll need to bring specific documents to verify your identity. Digital documents are not accepted; you must bring the original, physical documents. This article explains the acceptable documents to verify in person.
In addition to your Registration code, you need to bring 2-3 identity documents to your appointment:
- One identification document must be from the primary list below, and match your current name and date of birth.
- One identification document must contain your current valid US address.
- State-issued driver’s license
- State ID card, if the state’s identification card standards are the same as for the driver’s license
- U.S. passport or passport card
- Federal, state, or local government agency ID card with photograph
- Note: Military IDs, temporary, and paper documents are not accepted.
- Foreign passport that has a passport number
- U.S. Coast Guard merchant mariner card
- USCIS permanent resident card (I-551)
- USCIS employment authorization card (I-766)
- Canadian driver’s license
- Social Security card
- State government issued certificate of birth
- Marriage certificate (government certificate issued)
- Court order for name change/gender change/adoption/divorce
- Current school ID with photograph
- Draft record
- Native American tribal document
- U.S. government issued consular report of birth abroad
- U.S. Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs identification card
- Vehicle Registration / Title
- Voter Registration / Voter Registration card
Secondary documents (One year limit)
These secondary identification documents must list a statement or due date from within the last year. They must also display your full name, current address, and account number, except for pay stubs.
- Bank, loan, or financial institution statement issued by the bank (this must show the full account number, full name, and current address)
- Cable or internet bill
- Electric bill
- Gas bill
- Medical bill
- Phone bill
- Water bill
- Paycheck stub - the financial information can be redacted (removed, marked out, or otherwise hidden)