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The law creates two types of licenses

The law creates two types of licenses

The law creates two types of licenses

One is the federally accepted REAL ID. The second is a Standard Basic license that is available to any New Jersey resident regardless of immigration status.

The law allows for an applicant to provide an individual tax identification number or other document designated by the department instead of a social security number “regardless of immigration status.”

The law prevents any records used to obtain a driver’s license from being public record or being otherwise disclosed except by warrant or other court order. The law also expands the documents allowed to be used as proof of identity to include but not limited to an unexpired foreign passport, a foreign driver’s license that is less than 24 months expired, and a consular identification document, but the driver will not have to prove legal residency. The driver may sign an affidavit declaring a social security number has not been issued to them, instead of submitting a social security number. The licenses will be identical to other licenses but will not meet REAL ID federal standards.

The card is distinguished from a regular driver’s license by format, color, or other visual means and is clearly marked with “FOR DRIVING PRIVILEGES ONLY–NOT VALID FOR IDENTIFICATION

The law eliminates a requirement that residents show proof of legal residence in order to obtain a license. Residents may provide proof of identity, address, and date of birth with an unexpired passport or consular document from the person’s country of citizenship; an Oregon driver license, permit, or identification card that has been expired for less than 13 years; or a driver’s license from another state (valid or expired less than a year) application.

The law also prohibits discrimination against people with Standard Basic licenses

The law allows the DMV to issue a “driving privilege” card to undocumented immigrants who can prove Utah residency. ” The card may not be used for government identification and is valid for one year.

The law allows undocumented residents of Vermont to obtain an “operator’s privilege card” if they provide proof of name; date; and place of birth via a valid foreign passport, a valid consular identification document, or a certified birth, marriage, adoption, or divorce certificate; and proof of Vermont residency. The card will be marked “privilege card” and cannot be used for federal identification and will expire on midnight the night before the applicant’s second birthday after issuance.

The law creates a separate drivers permit for those who do not meet the drivers license requirements. The resident must have filed Virginia taxes or have been reported as a dependent on Virginia taxes within the year. The card will look the same as a driver’s license on the front and the same as a limited-duration license on the back. The card expires on the person’s second birthday after obtaining the card.

The law allows driver’s licenses to be issued without a social security number if the applicant can provide proof of Washington residency via a home utility bill, a college or university document, a Selective Service card, a car title, bank-issued documents, individual tax identification number, Washington school transcripts or other school documents, DSHS benefits eligibility documents, or a recent Washington marriage certificate or child’s birth certificate, as long as the document shows the applicant’s name and current Washington residence. Other documents may be considered.

The law stipulates that the Director of the Department of Motor Vehicles may not release information regarding the legal status of any person applying for a driver’s license. The license will be valid for one year and available to people who can prove identity, age, and residence in Nevada. The license card will have minimal distinguishing marks and cannot be used to determine eligibility for other benefits.

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