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Oregon Identification Cards

Get an ID card

Additional Requirements

  • You must turn in any driver license or permit from another state or country if you have one.
  • You must turn in any driver license or ID card you have from Oregon.

Miscellaneous Information

  • You will get an interim card to use. Note: Many government agencies and businesses, such as the Transportation Security Administration and Social Security Administration, do not accept the interim card as proof of identification. Check with the agency or business before you go to find out what documents they will accept.
  • Your ID card will be mailed to the address on the application. If you move, it will not go to a forwarding address.
  • Photo Rules - These items are not allowed in a photo:
    • Eyeglasses;
    • Sunglasses;
    • Hat or head covering (other than religious);
    • Contacts that change the appearance of the eye;
    • Face paint;
    • Stickers or bandages; or
    • Anything that covers your face or changes your appearance. 

To Renew or Replace an ID card

When you can renew:

  • Up to twelve months before or after your ID expires; or
  • Six months after military discharge.

Out of state? Call DMV at 503-945-5000.

You will have to apply for a new ID card and pay the original fee if your ID has been expired for more than a year.

You need to:

After you meet all the requirements:

  • You will get an interim card to use. Note: Many government agencies and businesses, such as the Transportation Security Administration and Social Security Administration, do not accept the interim card as proof of identification. Check with the agency or business before you go to find out what documents they will accept.
  • The Post Office will not forward an ID card. Use your current mailing address on the application

DMV will issue a replacement ID card if:

  • It is lost, stolen or damaged;
  • You have a change of name, address, or sex; or
  • The card contains an error.

You need to:

After you meet all the requirements:

  • You will get an interim card to use. Note: Many government agencies and businesses, such as the Transportation Security Administration and Social Security Administration, do not accept the interim card as proof of identification. Check with the agency or business before you go to find out what documents they will accept.
  • The Post Office will not forward an ID card. Use your current mailing address on the application.

To replace your sticker:

  • You must live at the same address;
  • Fill out boxes 1, 2, and 3b on the online form; and
  • There is no fee.

If you feel you can no longer drive safely, and you meet certain requirements, you can turn in your driver license and be issued a free ID card.

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