Identification Cards in Utah

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SUMMARY: Utah Identification Cards

To apply for an ID card, visit a Utah DPS office and present various documents to prove your date of birth, SSN, and UT address. You will also need to pay the required fee. Before your ID card expires, you can renew it either in person or online. If you need a replacement ID card, you must apply in person.

Continue reading this page to learn how to apply for a non-driver ID card from the Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Apply for a Utah ID Card

Utah offers identification cards that are compliant with the REAL ID Act. To apply for your Utah ID card, you must visit your local UT Department of Public Safety Driver License Division office in person. The DLD recommends making an appointment to save yourself time waiting in line.

What does "REAL ID-compliant" mean?

REAL ID driver’s licenses and ID cards are federally-compliant with updated national security measures, allowing you to use your state-issued license or ID for domestic travel and entry into federal and military buildings.

At your visit, be ready to:
  • Complete a Driver License Application (Form DLD6a), also applicable for ID cards.
  • Provide documents proving your:
  • Pay the applicable ID card fee*:
    • Standard ID: $23.
    • Disability IDs: $17.
  • Have your photo taken.

A parent or guardian must sign your application if you are under 16 years old.

You'll receive a temporary identification card after you apply. Your permanent Utah ID card will be mailed within 8 weeks of your application. Utah identification cards are valid for 5 years.

* NOTE: If you must surrender your driver's license due to age or medical reasons, you're eligible for a free ID card.

Fees for an ID Card in Utah

  • Original, renewals: $23.
    • If you aren't able to drive due to your age or medical reason, your ID card will be free.
  • Originals/renewals for people with a disability: $17.
  • Replacements: $23.

Renew Your State ID Card

Utah identification cards are valid for 5 years at a time and can be renewed either:

  • Online.
    OR
  • In person.

To renew your ID card online, you must have already verified your identity with the Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS). Choose your option below for full details.

Replace a Non-Driver ID Card

If your Utah identification card has been lost, stolen, or damaged, you can apply for a duplicate ID.

To replace your ID card, visit any Utah DMV office with:

  • Proper identification, residency, and Social Security documents. (See above.)
  • A completed ID card application (Form DLD6a), if necessary.
  • Payment for the $23 fee.

NOTE: You cannot apply for a replacement Utah ID card by mail or online.

Change Your Name or Utah Address

If you move and change your address, you must notify the Utah DMV within 10 days. Address changes can be made online or at any Utah driver's license office.

To change your address online, please visit the Utah DMV website.

To change your name from what's listed on your current ID, you must visit a UT DPS office in person and show proof of your name change.

For more information, please visit following pages:

Forms

DLD6a
Application For License
Utah Driver License Division application for a regular, motorcycle, OR commercial permit OR license. Can also be used to apply for a UT identification card.

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