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Driver License & ID Card

Ohio ID Card

Ohio Identification Card

In Ohio, an individual is not permitted to hold an Ohio driver license and an identification (ID) card at the same time. Having an ID card issued will cancel a driver license, requiring the applicant to retest if/when he or she applies for a new driver license.

Ohio ID cards are valid for four years and there is no minimum age for obtaining one. Applicants must provide proof of:

  • Full legal name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security number (if assigned)
  • Legal presence
  • Ohio residency

Click HERE for more information about acceptable documents.

Temporary ID Cards

  • If an unexpired driver license is suspended, a temporary ID card may be issued to provide the driver with a form of identification until the suspension is over.
  • Temporary ID cards are only issued in certain cases and can be used with court-ordered driving privileges.

Where Do I Go?

Ohio Revised Code: 4507.50

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