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CDL REAL ID Proof of Identity - Full Legal Name and Date of Birth

An individual applying for a REAL ID Commercial Driver License must provide one (1) source document from the list below. DMV will NOT accept documents that are not listed below to satisfy proof of identity and date of birth.

Source Documents - must be original:

  • United States birth certificate or birth certification card filed with a State Office of Vital Statistics
  • Unexpired United States Passport
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA)
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Certificate of US Citizenship
  • Unexpired Permanent Resident Card

If you have a name change due to marriage or a court order, you are also required to bring, in addition to the above documents, your marriage certificate or court documents to show proof of your name change.

 

REAL ID Proof of Identity – Full Legal Name and Date of Birth (Non-Domiciled CDL)

An individual applying for a REAL ID Non-Domiciled Commercial Driver License must provide one (1) source document from the list below. DMV will NOT accept documents that are not listed below to satisfy proof of identity and date of birth.

Source Documents - must be original:

  • Unexpired Foreign Passport w/visa and I-94 reflecting duration of stay
  • Unexpired Foreign Passport w/visa (classification A and G), I-94, and US State Department Letter (reflecting no diplomatic immunity)
  • Unexpired Foreign Passport w/visa (classification F), I-94 and I-20
  • Unexpired Foreign Passport w/visa (classification J), I-94 and DS-2019
  • Unexpired Employment Authorization Card
  • I-94  stamped Asylee and Asylum Approval Letter
  • I-94 stamped  Refugee

Note: A DC REAL ID commercial driver license is valid for up to eight years for US citizens and may vary for non-US citizens depending on visa classification and duration of stay. Therefore immigration documentation must be resubmitted upon renewal for non-US citizens. Immigration documents include unexpired documents issued by USCIS or US Department of State allowing lawful presence.

 

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