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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles ID R Kids - Ohio photo ID cards for children

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Obtain an Ohio ID card for your child at any Ohio Deputy Registrar

Ohio photo ID cards for children will assist authorities in the event that a child is reported missing.

There is no minimum age for obtaining an Ohio ID card.

You may apply for an Ohio ID card for your child at any local deputy registrar location. Click here for locations.

Applicant must provide proof of the following:

                • Full legal name
                • Date of birth
                • Social Security number (if one has ever been assigned)
                • Legal presence (U.S. Birth Certificate, valid U.S. Passport/Passport Card, Naturalization Papers, USCIS documents)
                • Residency


The Ohio ID cost is $8.50.

Ohio ID cards are used for identification purposes only. This card cannot be used for anything else, including driving privileges.

Don’t forget to include a listing for your child’s next of kin in connection with their state ID. It will help authorities get in touch with the child’s parents or guardian.