How much is an ID card in my state?

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Identification Card Fee Schedules

Every state offers a photo ID card for residents who don't own a drivers license, instruction permit, or some other form of legitimate photo identification.

The advantages of owning a state ID are many. With identification you can board an airline, register to vote, apply for a passport, cash checks, and, depending on age, purchase alcohol and attend an R rated movie.

As you can see, photo ID is pretty important.

Check your state in the grid below for ID fees, and for more information about the ID application requirements (for example, some states won’t let residents apply for ID cards until they reach a certain age, while other states will allow any resident to apply) and fees in your state, contact your local DMV office.

Alabama $23.50
Alaska $15; free if 60 or older
Arizona $12; free if 65 or older
Arkansas $5
California $26; free if 62 or older; $7 low-income residents
Colorado $10.50; free if 60 or older
Connecticut $22.50
Delaware $20
Florida $25
Georgia $20 for five-years; $35 for 10 years
Hawaii $15; $10 if 65 or older
Idaho $10; $20 for eight-year card if 21 or older
Illinois $10 if under 18; $20; free if 65 or older
Indiana $13; $10 if 65 or older or disabled
Iowa $5
Kansas $18; $14 if 65 or older
Kentucky $12
Louisiana $21; free if 60 or older
Maine $5
Maryland $15
Massachusetts $25
Michigan $10; free if 65 or older
Minnesota $18; $11 if 65 or older
Mississippi $14
Missouri $11
Montana $8
Nebraska Ranges from $7.50 to $26.50
Nevada $6 under 18; $12; $7 if 65 or older
New Hampshire $10
New Jersey $24
New Mexico $10 for four years; $18 for eight years
New York $9-$10 for four to five years; $13-$14 for nine to 10 years
North Carolina $10
North Dakota $8
Ohio $8.50
Oklahoma $10
Oregon $44.50
Pennsylvania $12
Rhode Island $16.50; free if 59 or older
South Carolina $5
South Dakota $20
Tennessee $12.50
Texas $16; $6 if 60 or older
Utah $18
Vermont $17
Virginia $10
Washington $20
West Virginia Ranges from $2.50 to $12.50
Wisconsin $28
Wyoming $10
Washington DC $20; free if 65 or older

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