Can I Expedite My California ID??

Thank you for the post, “officially” there is no way to expedite the process.

However, unofficially, you can expedite the process by hounding DMV for the issuance of your license.

This isn’t a license, but simply a California ID Card.

Can you get a temporary ID from the DMV?

DC DMV will issue you a temporary, paper DC DMV REAL ID or Limited Purpose non-driver identification card after you’ve completed the process and paid the fees. This temporary ID will be valid for 45 days; your actual card will be mailed to you within 10 business days. DC DMV does not mail ID cards to PO boxes.

How long does it take to get ID from DMV?

We mail your license, learner permit or non-driver ID to the address we have our records. Allow 2 weeks to receive the document. If your document is not delivered two weeks after the date the document was processed, you can send a question to us online, call the DMV or visit your local DMV office.

Does California temporary ID have photo?

Why doesn’t the California DMV issue a temporary ID with your photo until you get your actual one? Then you just use the ID and the temporary paper they give you as proof of residency. It is acceptable moreso than having a picture copy of a valid but lost driver’s license I actually had this problem at the bank.

What documents do I need to get a California ID?

Provide proof of identity, such as a certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, employment authorization document, permanent resident card or foreign passport with an approved form I-94. Present proof of your Social Security number, such as an SSN card, W-2 or paystub with full SSN.

What do I need to bring to get my California ID?

Identification (ID) Card Check List

  • Complete a Driver License or Identification Card Application form.
  • Present an acceptable Identity document.
  • Present an acceptable residency document.
  • Provide your social security number.
  • Provide your true full name.
  • Pay the application fee.

Can I get a CA ID online?

Gather the identity, residency, and SSN documents you need to apply for an ID card. Effective April 2018 DMV will begin offering an online DL and ID application process. Appointments can be made online at or by calling 1-800-777-0133. You may also verify payment options available at the DMV office.

Do I need an appointment for California ID?

Have completed all the requirements for a Noncommercial Class A instruction permit. Call 1-800-777-0133 or visit your local DMV field office to make an appointment at a DMV commercial field office for a driving test. Pass the skills test (vehicle safety check, skills test, and the driving test.

Can I get a photo ID at Walgreens?

Each type of valid photo ID can be obtained at a different location in your community. You will need to provide two passport-sized photos, which can be taken at various locations, including photo centers in Walgreens, CVS and Rite-Aid.

Can I get an ID without a Social Security card?

If you have a social security number, then you can get an ID with alternate proof of the number, such as a W2 form. You don’t necessarily need a physical card. In CA ,you can get an ID without SS card. you must have a valid visa and the visa should be valid at least 60–90 days before expiry date.