ID Card Fees
|Regular ID card||– Original – Renewal – Duplicate (replace lost or stolen) – Info update – Emancipated minor||$32|
|Senior Citizen (age 62 or older) ID card||– Original – Renewal – Duplicate (replace lost or stolen) – Info update||No fee|
California identification card renewal fees
|Regular ID card||$31|
|Senior citizen (age 62 and older)||No fee|
|Reduced- fee ID card||$9|
To get a FREE ID , you must have an attorney or a non-profit or government homeless services provider fill out DMV Form DL 933 showing that you are homeless, and then bring this form to the DMV. If you are homeless you should be able to get a free California ID card.
There is no additional cost for a REAL ID-compliant license or ID card when a person renews normally. A correction fee may be charged when people apply for a compliant license outside of their normal renewal cycle.
How can I get a California ID fast ? Visit a DMV office ( make an appointment for faster service) Complete application form DL 44 (An original DL 44 form must be submitted. Give a thumb print. Have your picture taken. Provide your SSN. Verify your birth date and legal presence (you may use your California driver license )
about four weeks
If you already have a California REAL ID driver’s license , you can renew it in person at a DMV office, by mail, or online. It is illegal to drive with an expired REAL ID DL and you can be cited. There are no late fees to renew a DL that has already expired .
If you have already have a driver’s license from another state, you should be able to get your California license in one day . As long as you have your old license with you , you should be able to complete the following in one visit to the DMV: Present all identification.
Driver’s License / ID Card Application. This online driver’s license and ID card application saves you time by letting you complete the application before visiting a DMV field office. When you arrive, DMV employees can quickly access your completed form and begin to process it.
A California issued REAL ID driver license or identification card meets these new requirements and is marked with a gold bear and star. Applying for a REAL ID requires proofs of identity, social security number (SSN) if eligible, California residency, and a trip to a DMV office.
Can you help in getting something done about this? A: The DMV can . A person who is homeless can apply for a REAL ID. The requirements are the same for all REAL ID applicants (proof of identity, proof of Social Security number, two proofs of California residency).
Come fall 2020 , every U.S. air traveler will be required to present a Real ID -compliant license, or another acceptable form of identification such as a U.S. passport, to board a domestic flight. The change, the last phase of implementation of the federal law known as the Real ID Act, goes into effect Oct. 1, 2020 .
Michigan , Vermont , Minnesota , and New York states issue REAL ID and state-issued enhanced driver’s licenses, both of which are acceptable. Washington state issues enhanced driver’s licenses only. State-issued enhanced driver’s licenses are marked with a flag.
In general, REAL ID compliant cards are marked with a star at the top of the card. These include gold and black stars, star cutouts in gold and black circles and even a star cutout within a gold grizzly bear; examples of what these look like can be found here.