New License & ID Cards

Read more about changes to the Vermont Driver's License and ID Cards

Social Security Number

To document your Social Security Number, present one of the following original documents that contain your current name (photocopies or faxes will NOT be accepted):

  • Your Social Security card
  • W-2 form
  • Social Security Administration 1099 form
  • Non-Social Security Administration 1099 form
  • Paystub with your name and Social Security number on it

Your SSN will not be listed on your Driver's License or ID. The Vermont DMV will assign you a unique Driver's License or ID number.

Corrected Information / Name Change

If you need to correct or update information at the Social Security Administration, do so before you visit DMV. You must bring your updated Social Security card with you when applying for a corrected Driver's License or ID card in your new name. For information on how to do this, visit

Replacement Social Security Card

The Social Security Administration recently introduced the expansion of online services for residents of Vermont available through the mySocial Security portal. This allows people to replace their SSN card from the comfort of their home or office, without the need to travel to a Social Security office. For information on how to do this, visit

Foreign Nationals

If you are a temporary foreign national not authorized for employment, you are required to present documentation from Social Security Administration verifying you are not eligible for an SSN; Vermont DMV will verify your USCIS number. If you are eligible for employment but do not have an SSN, you are required to obtain and present one. The Vermont DMV will not issue a Driver's License or ID if you have less than 30 days of Lawful Presence remaining. The Vermont DMV will electronically verify your name, date of birth and SSN with the Social Security Administration. Make sure your document is up to date and accurate to avoid delay.


Contact Us

Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

Monday-Friday: 7:45am-4:30pm
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