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How Do You Provide Identification When Applying for an ID Card?

by Melissa Crumish on

Birth certificates and Social Security cards rank #1 and #2 in the category of Really, Really, Really, Really Important Proofs of Identity. Need evidence? Try applying for a state ID card without one or both. Rejection will be swift. The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) does not accept excuses, especially when it comes to required […]

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When to Renew Your Identification Card by Melissa Crumish on

Though an expired ID card does not present the same teeth-gnashing penalties as, say, an expired vehicle registration, you still need to keep it current. Presenting an expired ID card to an airport TSA agent, for example, may not get you past airport security. Good luck in then trying to explain that to your boss. […]

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Lost Your Identification? How to Replace a Lost ID Card by Nadia Ibanez on

Losing your ID card is a major inconvenience. You could spend hours backtracking your steps, calling all of the places that you last remember using, and tearing your house upside down with the hope that it is somewhere near. When you have finally stopped searching, it’s time to replace your ID. Replace Your Lost ID […]

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Who Needs an ID Card? by Nadia Ibanez on

You may take having an ID card for granted, but they’re used everywhere. Think about it. You need an ID card: At the airport. When you want to see certain movies. To confirm a hotel reservation. To enter a bar or night club. To show your residency when traveling abroad. These days, you need an […]

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ID Card Requirements by Melissa Crumish on

If you’re not the driving type and don’t own a drivers license, an ID card becomes a must. It serves as the perfect photo ID. You can use identification cards for boarding planes, checking into hotels, cashing checks, and more. Applying for an ID Card How you apply for an identification card depends on your […]

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Logging Behind-The-Wheel Practice Hours by Kat Saks on

Got a drivers permit? Hit the road. Seriously! Many states require drivers to log a certain number of driving practice hours once they pass driver’s ed and receive a learner’s permit. In some states, practice hours are a requirement for obtaining a full-fledged drivers license. This usually coincides with your driver’s training requirements. So, if […]

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What is the Graduated Drivers License Program? by Melissa Crumish on

The Graduated Drivers License Program was born from the following facts: Car accident deaths are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States. Per mile driven, teen drivers between ages 16 through 19, are four times more likely than older drivers to be involved in a car crash. Young people, ages 15 […]

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