ID Card

Getting An ID In Louisiana

If you live in Louisiana and do not have a driver’s license, then you can get an ID card that can be used for identification. You will need to use an ID for a variety of reasons such as voting, enrolling in college, buying an age-restricted items and making a bank transaction.

Eligibility Requirements

Any person who lives in Louisiana can get an ID. However, if you are under the age of 18, then you will need to apply with a parent or guardian.

How to Apply

You do not have the option of sending in an application by mail or online. You will have to go to the Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles in order to apply. You will need to bring an original document that proves your identity. This includes a copy of your birth certificate, passport or a permanent resident card.

You will also need to provide a secondary document that proves your identity. This includes a health insurance card, a college ID and an out-of-state ID or driver’s license. You will need to provide a Security Card if you are a male, between the ages of 15 and 26 or are a permanent resident or United States citizen.

The Fees

If you are under the age of 60, then you will have to pay to get an ID card. The fee is $21 per card. You do not have to pay any fees if you are over the age of 60. Keep in mind that some DMVs will charge you an additional $4.50 to get an ID. You will have the option of paying with a money order or cash.

If you pay the fees online, then you can pay with MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa. You can also pay by mail. You can mail in a cashier’s check or money order. You will not be able to pay with a personal check.

Renew Your ID Card

You can renew your card online or at the DMV. You can also renew by mail if you are out of the state. You have the option of renewing online if you have received a notice from the DMV, do not change any of your personal information and have renewed your last card at the DMV.

All you need to do is go the DMV website. You will need a copy of the notice from the DMV, your current ID card and your payment. You cannot renew online if you need to change your personal information. You will have to visit the DMV office. You will need to bring your payment and a copy of your ID.

Replacing Your ID

You will need to visit the DMV to replace your ID card. You will need to bring the same documents that you need to get a new ID.

How to Change the ID Name or Addres

You will have to visit the DMV. You will be given a card with your updated information.