Identification (ID) cards are used to prove your identity or age (like driver’s licenses) but they do not allow you to operate a motor vehicle.
In California, DMV may issue an ID card to a person of any age. There are three types of ID cards:
^RECOMMENDED – A REAL ID or passport will soon be required for domestic flights.
To apply for an ID card:
You will receive your new ID card via mail within 3-4 weeks. If you have not received your new ID card after 60 days, call us at (916) 672-1284 to check the status.
Generally, there is a nonrefundable fee to apply for a new ID card, to renew an ID card, or to change your name on your ID card. In certain circumstances, the fee may be waived or reduced: