A valid & current photo drivers license is acceptable on its own.
Please note that “valid & current” means with the address where you actually live, at the time of application; and current means prior to expiration date. If you do not have a driver’s license then you need:
TWO (2) ALTERNATE FORMS OF I.D. and at least one must show the current address.
Please review the list below, before you come into the office.
The State Registrar has ordered that only the following forms may be accepted by this office.
The applicant must show TWO ALTERNATES from this list:
ALTERNATE FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION
- Valid & current non-photo, non-drivers license, issued by NJDMV for identification purposes
- Current Vehicle Registration
- Current Vehicle Insurance Card
- Voter Registration
- US/Foreign Passport
- Immigrant Visa
- Permanent Resident Card (Green card)
- Federal/State ID
- US Military ID
- County ID
- Current Year School ID
- Utility Bill-not more than 90 days old
- Bank Statement-not more than 90 days old
- W-2 or tax return for current or previous year
APPLICANTS WITH NO IDENTIFICATION
People who are homeless or without any identification at all, but have a social worker or homeless shelter coordinator, etc. may have their social worker submit a request for them. Please contact the Office for information on how they can assist clients that need to obtain necessary records.
People who are incarcerated can provide legal imprisonment, conviction papers or release documents that include the name, social security number and all possible aliases used in the past. Also, a State Corrections staff member can submit an application along with the inmates’ face sheet, on the inmate’s behalf, showing inmates name, date of birth, social security number and all possible aliases used.