DMV issues ID cards to persons of any
age. To obtain an original ID card, you must present
a birth date/legal
presence verification document and provide your
social security number. For a replacement or renewal
ID card, bring a photo ID. The fee for a REGULAR ID
card is $6. The card is good until the sixth birthday
after it is issued.
If you are age 62 or over, you may
obtain a SENIOR CITIZEN ID card. The fee is $3 and the
card is good for 10 years.
You are required to notify DMV within
10 days when you change
CARDS FOR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL CONDITIONS
Drivers who are no longer able to drive
safely because of a physical or mental condition may
exchange a valid driver license for a no-fee ID card
if certain guidelines are met. Please call your local
DMV for additional information.
NAME ON ID CARDS
If you change your name you will need
a new ID card. Take your old ID card to a DMV office
in person. The required fee will be collected. A new
picture and thumb print will be taken. Your old ID card
will be invalidated and returned to you.
If you also have a driver license,
you must change your ID card at the same time. You cannot
have identification in two different names.
for true full name verification requirements.
At any DMV office you may obtain a
free card (DMV form DL 390) on which to list your blood
type, allergies, name of your physician, and other medical
information. It can be carried along with your DL/ID
(GIFT OF LIFE PROGRAM)
If you are at least 18 years old, you
may donate your body, body parts, or a pacemaker for
medical transplantation, research, or both after your
death. The department can supply you with a donor card
(DL 290) to be carried with your DL/ID card and a donor
sticker to be placed on the front of your DL/ID card.
The card can also be used to show you do not wish to
be a donor. Donors should share their decision with
The Designated Driver Program is an
anti-DUI effort that works. It has been saluted by its
proponents as a program that takes a positive approach
to averting the potential disaster of the drinking driver.
The goal of the program is to encourage one individual
to abstain from consuming alcoholic beverages for an
outing so that he or she can be responsible for transporting
the other members of the group safely. Many licensed
eating and drinking establishments participate in the
program by providing complimentary nonalcoholic beverages
or other incentives.
To participate as a designated driver,
- Must possess a valid driver license.
- Should be at least 21 years of age.
- Must be part of a group of two or more persons.
- Must verbally identify himself or herself as the
designated driver to the server.
- Must abstain from consuming alcoholic beverages
for the duration of the outing.
- Must not be an otherwise impaired driver.
- Must understand that management reserves the right
to refuse service to anyone at anytime.
DUI related deaths have declined significantly
over the past ten years. Programs such as Designated
Driver have contributed to that trend.
The success of the Designated Driver
Program serves as an example of the spirit of cooperation
between individuals, private business, and local agencies.
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