A Non-Driver Identification Card for individuals who do not drive. Any applicant for a Vermont Non-Driver Identification Card must be a Vermont resident.
All Vermont residents, regardless of age, are eligible for a Vermont Non-Driver ID card. Applicants can apply for a Non-Driver ID card if a Vermont license is valid, suspended, revoked, cancelled, or expired. However, you may only hold one (1) Real ID compliant document at a time. Therefore if you wish to have a valid license and a valid Non-Driver ID, one of the two (2) must be a non compliant card.
How to Obtain a Non-Driver ID
All original issue (first time) Non-Driver ID Cards must be applied for in person at a DMV office with a completed form VL-17 and appropriate fees and documentation. License fees »
You will need documentation from each of the 4 categories below:
- Proof of identity and age
- Proof of lawful status in the United States
- Proof of Social Security Number
- Proof of Vermont residency and current address
Applicants under age 18 are required to have a parent/guardian sign the application for the Identification Card. Applicants that hold a valid driver's license, permit, or Non-Driver ID card from another state are only eligible for a Vermont Non-Driver ID card if they surrender their out-of-state card. Applicants that hold a valid driver's license from another country are eligible for a Vermont Non-Driver ID card and are not required to surrender their out-of-country driver’s license.