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Vital Statistics Forms of Identifications


Each applicant must present a current form of government issued photo identification along with his or her application. If the applicant is unable to present a current form of photo identification, two valid supporting forms of identification may be presented, one of which bears the applicant's signature.

PRIMARY IDENTIFICATION - These items are complete within themselves and require no supporting instruments. All of these may not be expired for more than 90 days and must include a photo 

  • US Government-Issued Driver License
  • United States Driver's License
  • Federal or State Identification card
  • Federal, State, or City law enforcement employment identification card, or employment badge accompanied by employment identification card
  • Offender Identification card issued by the Department of Criminal Justice correctional facility or institution
  • Military Identification card
  • Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued:
    • Employment Authorization Document (EAD)
    • Permanent Resident Card (green card)
    • Travel Documents: Re-entry Permit; Refuge Travel Permit, or Advance Parole;
    • SENTRI Card
    • U.S. Citizen Identification Card
  • United States Department of State issued:Concealed Handgun License:
    • Border Crossing Card (B1 for business or pleasure of B2 medical purposes)
    • VISA
  • Concealed Handgun License
  • Pilot's License
  • United States Passport
For Properly Qualified Applicant Acceptable Documentation see [25 TAC§181.28(i)]

 As of January 1, 2013, the City of Edinburg no longer accepts Matricula Consular as a form of identification.