Preparing to get your Real ID?

Below are resources to help you find documents you may need.

Please note! This is a list of commonly requested records; it is not a comprehensive list of all documents that are accepted for Real ID. Visit Oregon Department of Transportation Real ID for more information, including a complete list of requirements and associated documentation. 

You can also use the Oregon Real ID Requirements Guide to determine the documents you will need and get a customized checklist.

Oregon will begin issuing Real ID cards on July 6, 2020.

Getting your passport instead of Real ID?

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Proof of Identity


Proof of Name


Proof of Social Security Number (SSN)


Proof of Address


Proof of Identity

U.S. passport or U.S. passport card

U.S. birth certificate issued by a state or local government

Certificate of Citizenship

If you were previously issued a Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization and need to obtain a replacement, you should file a Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document.

Certificate of Naturalization

If you were previously issued a Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization and need to obtain a replacement, you should file a Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document.

Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA)

CRBAs are issued by the U.S. State Department. Visit How to Replace or Amend a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA).

Permanent Resident Card

Visit U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Green Card page.

Employment Authorization Card

Visit U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services Employment Authorization Document page.

Foreign Passport with unexpired visa and valid I-94 issued by DHS

Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s I-94 website.


Proof of Name

Oregon driver license, instruction permit, or identification card, expired no more than one year.

Out-of-state driver license, expired no more than one year.

Find the DMV for your state or territory.

Tribal ID card issued by a federally recognized tribe location in Oregon or with an Oregon affiliation, approved by DMV.

Oregon Concealed Weapon Permit/Concealed Handgun License, expired no more than one year.

Concealed weapon permits in Oregon are issued at the county level. Visit Oregon State Sheriff's Association to find your local county sheriff.

Military ID card, Common Access card, Uniform Services ID & Privilege card including all branches of military personnel and dependents, not including Merchant Marines.

Canadian government issued birth certificate.

Contact the vital statistics office of the appropriate province.

An official government issued marriage certificate/license.

A U.S. city, county or state court-issued legal name change decree.

A record of Domestic Partnership issued by Oregon Center for Health Statistics.

Order certified copies of Domestic Partnership from Oregon Health Authority.

An out-of-state government issued record of Domestic Partnership.

Learn where to find domestic partnership records for U.S. states and territories.

A U.S. city, county or state court-issued divorce decree; judgment of dissolution of marriage, annulment of marriage decree, judgment of dissolution of domestic partnership, or annulment of domestic partnership.

A government-issued death certificate of spouse which includes a connection to your current full legal name.

A U.S. city, county or state court-issued adoption decree.

A U.S. city, county or state court-issued custody decree or guardianship decree.

  • For custodial decrees in Oregon, contact your local circuit court.
  • Custodial decrees from another state? Contact the court that serves the municipality in which the decree was issued.

Proof of Social Security Number (SSN)

Social Security Card

Need a replacement card?

  1. Check the Social Security website to see if you are eligible to apply for a replacement card online.
    Note: As of February 2020, Oregonians are not eligible to apply online.
  2. If you are not eligible to apply for a replacement card online, fill out an application form and either mail it or take it to your local Social Security office.

W2 form

Contact your employer.

1099 Form

Contact the entity that would have provided you with a 1099 form.

Paystub

Contact your employer.


Proof of Address

Oregon license, permit or identification card, expired no more than one year.

Any item delivered by the United States Postal Service, FedEx, or UPS sent by a verifiable business or government agency.

Look in your mail!

Utility hook up order or utility statement issued by the service provider.

Contact your utility provider.

Any document issued by a financial institution that includes your residence address.

Consult your bank records or contact your bank or credit union.

Oregon vehicle title or registration card.

Learn how to replace your vehicle registration card.

Rental/Lease Agreement that includes the original signature of the lessor or landlord.

Contact your landlord or property manager.

Oregon voter notification card or voter profile report or Selective Service card.

Any document issued by an educational institution.

Contact your educational institution.

Any document issued by an insurance company or agent.

Contact your insurance company or insurance agent.

Paycheck, paystub, W-2 or 1099 tax form.

Contact your employer.

DMV form 735-7480, Affidavit of Shared Residence, completed by any person living at the same residence address you listed on your application. Person must accompany you to the DMV and provide their own proof of address.

This form is not yet available. Please check back closer to July 6, 2020 for more information.

A U.S. government-issued marriage certificate or license signed by a government official.

Visit our guide to locating Marriage and Domestic Partnerships Records.

A loan agreement, payment booklet/voucher, or loan statement.

Contact your loan provider.

An Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services (DCBS) issued manufactured structure ownership document.

Consult Oregon's Manufactured home ownership site.

Medical or health benefits card.

Contact your medical or health benefits provider.

Unexpired professional license issued by an agency in the U.S.

Contact the organization responsible for issuing your professional license. 

Current Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-1) status (DS2019).

Contact your program sponsor.

Approved letter from Oregon State Hospital, homeless shelter, transitional service provider or halfway house dated within 60 days of your application certifying your residence address.

Inquire at the appropriate hospital, shelter, or service provider.

Letter from Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Center & Clinics certifying your address.

Inquire at the appropriate center or clinic.

Letter on company letterhead from an employer certifying that you live at a non-business address owned by the business or corporation.

Contact your employer.

Any document DMV accepted as proof of legal presence which contains an address.

Any document accepted as proof of identity, such as an Oregon Concealed Weapon Permit/Concealed Handgun License which contains an address.

See Group E of the DMV's required identity documentation for examples of acceptable proof of identity.