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    Wyoming ID Cards

    You'll need identification when you lease a car, rent an apartment, travel, buy a cold six-pack, or go to a local bar.

    Getting a state identification card is an easy process, but you must be a resident of Wyoming.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Any citizen of Wyoming can obtain a non-driver ID card through the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT).

    There are NO age requirements to apply for a Wyoming ID card.

    Apply for a Wyoming ID Card

    When you apply for a Wyoming non-driver ID card:

    • Complete and sign a Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application (Form FSDL-705).
    • Present a valid passport or state-certified copy of your birth certificate.
    • The WY DOT may request another form of identification, such as a:
      • Driver’s license.
      • Vehicle registration.
      • W-2 form.
    • You may also be asked to provide proof of residency, such as your:
      • Current utility bill.
      • Current rental or lease agreement.
      • Certified voter registration certificate.
      • Car registration in your name.
    • Pay the $10 WY non-driver ID card fee.

    NOTES:

    1. You can request to become an organ donor on your application.
    2. If you are younger than 18 years old, you must have a parent or legal guardian come with you when you apply. They may also be required to show proof of identity, SSN, and residency.

    Real Identification Requirements:

    An individual must present all of the documents listed below to obtain a real ID Wyoming identification card:

    • A birth certificate certified by the state or a valid U.S. passport.
    • Proof of Social Security number (SSN), such as your:
      • SSN card.
      • IRS tax form.
      • W-2 form.
    • 2 documents to prove Wyoming residency (P.O. boxes are not acceptable), such as your:
      • Current lease/rental agreement.
      • Utility bill that contains your name and residential address.
      • Car registration that has your name and current residential address.
      • Certified voter-registration certificate.

    NOTE: If your name differs from the name on your U.S. passport or birth certificate, you must present legal proof of name change, such as a:

    • Marriage certificate.
    • Order from a court.
    • Divorce decree.

    Wyoming ID Card Renewals

    You can renew your ID card in person or by mail (if eligible).

    Wyoming ID cards expire on your birthday every 8 years.

    Within 120 days before the expiration of your WY identification card, you will receive a renewal application by mail.

    Renew In Person

    To renew your Wyoming ID card, visit your local Wyoming driver exam office and:

    • Print and complete the Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application (Form FSDL-705).
    • Provide a valid birth certificate or passport.
    • Submit 2 documents to prove residency in Wyoming, such as your:
      • Current lease/rental agreement.
      • Utility bill with your name and residential address.
      • A car registration that has your name and current residential address.
      • A certified voter-registration certificate.
    • Show proof of your Social Security number (SSN), such as your:
      • SSN card.
      • W-2 form.
      • IRS tax form.
    • Pay $10 for your non-driver ID renewal fee.

    If you have any further questions, contact Customer Service at (307) 777-4800.

    Renew By Mail

    To renew your ID card by mail, you must:

    • Submit 2 documents to prove WY residency, such as your:
      • Lease/rental agreement.
      • Utility bill with your name and residential address.
      • Vehicle registration with your name and current residential address.
      • Voter-registration certificate (certified).
    • Mail your form and documents with the $10 fee to:

    Driver Services
    WYDOT
    5300 Bishop Blvd
    Cheyenne, WY 82009

    You can call Customer Service with any additional questions at (307) 777-4800.

    NOTE: If you need your ID card mailed out of state, you must complete the Forwarding Request Form and submit 2 documents to prove WY residency.

    Replace Your Lost, Stolen, or Damaged ID Card

    You can replace a lost or stolen Wyoming ID card by providing the same documentation required when you applied for an original WY identification card.

    If you lose your state ID card while you’re in Wyoming, you must visit a Wyoming driver exam office and:

    • Provide a valid birth certificate or passport.
    • Show 2 documents to prove your residency in Wyoming, such as your:
      • Lease/rental agreement.
      • Utility bill with your name and residential address.
      • Vehicle registration with your name and current residential address.
      • Voter-registration certificate (certified).
    • Submit proof of Social Security number (SSN), such as your:
      • SSN card.
      • W-2 form.
      • IRS tax form.

    If you lose your Wyoming ID card while outside of the state, you must:

    NOTE: If you are 18 years old or younger, your legal guardian or parent is required to have the application notarized.

    Change Your WY Address

    After you move to a new Wyoming address, you must notify WYDOT Driver Services within 10 days.

    You can submit an address change in person, by mail, or by fax.

    For specific details about how to make a change of address, please visit our page about Changing Your Address in Wyoming.

    NOTE: You must apply in person at the closest WY DMV office to receive an updated ID card.

    Changing Your Name

    You must notify WYDOT Driver Services within 10 days of changing your name.

    You’ll be required to visit your local WY DMV office and:

    • Surrender your current Wyoming identification card.
    • Provide legal proof of the name change, such as a:
      • Legal verification of the name change bearing a judge’s signature.
      • Marriage certificate.
      • Court order.
      • Divorce decree.
    • Get photographed.
    • Pay the standard $10 renewal fee for an updated ID card.

    Voter Registration & ID Cards

    You can register to vote in Wyoming by mail, in person, or on Election Day at the polls.

    Driver License Offices in Wyoming do not offer voter registration because the federal “Motor Voter” law does not apply in Wyoming.

    Please visit our page about Voter Registration in Wyoming for more details.