If your current Ohio ID card doesn’t have a star in the upper right hand corner, you need a new one to fly commercially, or enter federal buildings after October 1, 2020.
What do I need to bring?
You’ll need to provide proof of the following at the registrars office to obtain a new ID in Ohio:
1. Proof of full legal name . Acceptable documents are birth certificate, US passport, certificate of naturalization, permanent resident card, or certificate of citizenship.
2. Date of birth. Acceptable documents are birth certificate, US passport, certificate of naturalization, or certificate of citizenship.
3. Legal presence in the US. Acceptable documents are birth certificate, US passport, certificate of naturalization, or certificate of citizenship.
4. Social security number. Acceptable documents are social security card, W2 wage and tax statement, or 1099 form.
5 & 6. 2 documents, from different sources, confirming an Ohio address. Acceptable documents include utility bill, credit card bill, bank statement, paycheck, BMV mailings, or Ohio motor vehicle title.
7. Proof of name changes. Acceptable documents include a certified copy of divorce decree, annulment, or marriage license.
Click here to use this easy checklist to find out what you need to bring if you live in Ohio. Click here, if you’re not an Ohio resident, to visit your states driver’s license agency to find out what documents you need to obtain a REAL ID and get out of town!
Disclaimer: This blog is for entertainment purposes. Bringing the suggested documents to your BMV does not guarantee issuance of new identification.