Live Scan Identification Documentation Requirements

Primary and Secondary Forms of Identification

Primary

Acceptable primary forms of photo identification include any of the following:

  • California Driver's License
  • Department of Motor Vehicles Identification Card
  • Out-of-state driver's license

Secondary

In the absence of a primary form of identification, one or more of the following may be accepted as secondary forms of identification, but only with two supplemental documents (refer to "Supplemental Documents" at the bottom of this section):

  • State government issued Certificate of Birth
  • U.S. Active Duty/Retiree/Reservist Military Identification Card (000 10-2)
  • U.S. Passport
  • Federal government Personal Identity Verification Card (PIV)
  • Department of Defense Common Access Card
  • U.S. Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Identification Card
  • Social Security Card
  • Court Order for Name Change/Gender Change/Adoption/Divorce
  • Marriage Certificate (Government issued certificate)
  • U.S. Government issued Consular Report of Birth Abroad 3
  • Foreign Passport with appropriate immigration document(s)
  • Certificate of Citizenship (N560)
  • Certificate of Naturalization (N550)
  • INS I-551 Resident Alien Card issued since 1997
  • INS I-688 Temporary Resident Indentification Card
  • INS I-688B, I-766 Employment Authorization Card

Supplemental Documents

When validating the authenticity of secondary identification documents and forms, the data and information need to be supported by at least two of the following supplemental documents:

  • Utility bill (address)
  • Jurisdictional voter registration card
  • Vehicle registration card/title
  • Paycheck stub with name/address
  • Spouse/parent affidavit
  • Cancelled check or bank statement
  • Mortgage documents

When supplemental documentation does not support the validation of the original identifcation documents, staff will not accept the form of original identification as valid and the applicant will not be fingerprinted.