Acceptable Vital Records Documents

One primary document or two secondary documents must be submitted in order to complete a transaction. Documents must be originals. Photocopies will not be accepted.

Primary documents

  1. Driver's license issued by a U.S. state, territory, or jurisdiction unexpired or expired for not more than one year
  2. Learner's/instruction permit issued by a U.S. state, territory, or jurisdiction unexpired or expired for not more than one year
  3. Photo identification card issued by a U.S. state, territory, or jurisdiction unexpired or expired for not more than one year
  4. Current photo ID card (school and employment with identification number). Check cashing cards are not acceptable.
  5. Unexpired U.S. military ID card of an active duty or retired member
  6. U.S. Passport or passport card - unexpired
  7. Unexpired Foreign Passport with VISA, I-94 or I-94W
  8. U.S. Certificate of Naturalization - (form N-550, N-570 or N-578)
  9. U.S. Certificate of Citizenship - (form N-560 or N-561)
  10. U.S. Citizen Identification Card - (form I-197)
  11. Temporary Resident Card - unexpired - (form I-688)
  12. Employment Authorization Card - unexpired - (form I-688A, I-688B or I-766)
  13. Refugee Travel Document - unexpired - (form I-571)
  14. Resident Alien Card - unexpired - (form I-551)
  15. Permanent Resident Card - unexpired - (form I-551)
  16. Northern Marianas Card - unexpired - (form I-551)
  17. Asylum - A copy of the first and last page of application for Asylum
  18. Consular Report of Birth Abroad (form FS-240)
  19. Certificate of Birth Abroad (FS-545)
  20. Certification of Report of Birth of a U.S. Citizen (DS-1350)
  21. Virginia Criminal Justice Agency Offender Information Form
  22. United States Probation Offender Information Form

Secondary documents

    U.S. Selective Service Card
  1. U.S. military discharge papers (form DD214)
  2. Certified school records/transcript issued by a U.S. state or territory
  3. Certificate of Enrollment issued by Virginia Department of Education
  4. Life insurance policy
  5. Health care insurance card - (i.e. Medicare Card/ Medicaid Card)
  6. Unexpired welfare/social services identification card with photo, issued by a municipality
  7. State-issued driver's license or learner's/instruction permit, with photo, expired not more than 5 years
  8. State-issued photo identification card expired not more than 5 years
  9. U.S. Passport or passport card - expired not more than 5 years
  10. Unexpired military dependent ID card, with photo
  11. Foreign Passport - expired not more than 5 years, with a U.S. VISA
  12. Unexpired weapons or gun permit issued by federal, state or municipal government
  13. Unexpired pilot's license
  14. Veterans' Universal Access Identification Card
  15. INS form I-797 (applicable only for individuals whose names appear on the form)
  16. USCIS student or dependent SEVIS I-20 with or without USCIS stamp (Applicant's name must appear on the form)
  17. U.S. Department of State form DS-2019 (Applicant's name must appear on the form)