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12.2 List B Documents That Establish Identity

The illustrations do not reflect the actual size of the documents.

State-issued Driver’s License

A driver’s license can be issued by any state or territory of the United States (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) or by a Canadian government authority. You may accept a driver's license if it contain a photograph or, if it does not contain a photograph, it includes identifying information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and address.

Some states may place restrictive notations on their licenses. For Form I-9 purposes, you may accept these licenses.

Driver’s License from Virginia
Picture of a Mississippi Drivers License
 
 

State-issued ID Card

An ID card can be issued by any state (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) or local government. You may accept an ID card if it contains a photograph or, if it does not contain a photograph, it includes identifying information, such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and address.

Some states may place restrictive notations on their ID cards. For Form I-9 purposes, you may accept these cards.

Identification card from Virginia
Picture of a State of Mississippi ID card