If you are under age 21, a parent or guardian can verify your identity by completing a Statement of Identity by Parent/Guardian (pdf) (MV-45).
Your parent or guardian must sign it at the DMV, and they must present 6 points of proof of their identity.
How much is a California ID for a minor?
Identification Card Application Fees
|Identification Card (ID)||Your application is for a(n)||The fee is|
|Regular||Original ID Renewal ID Duplicate (replacement) Name change Emancipated minor||$30|
|Senior Citizen (age 62 or older)||Original ID Renewal ID Duplicate (replacement) Name change||No fee|
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Can you get an ID before 18?
If you are under 18, you must have a parent or legal guardian with you the first time you go to get an ID card. This is because they must sign the form in the driver’s license office.
Can minors get a California ID?
Complete a Driver License or Identification Card Application. Have your parents’ or guardians’ signatures on the application. Provide your social security number (SSN). Present your acceptable residency document if you have never had a California DL or California identification (ID) card.
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