Obtaining a PA Drivers License or Photo Identification Card
All applicants for a Pennsylvania Photo Identification Card must be at least 16 years of age.
Photo Identification Cards can only be issued at a PA Department of Transportation Driver License Center.
International applicants must present proof of identification and PA residency with documents listed below.
All documents must show the same name and/or date of birth, or an association between the information on the documents. Additional documentation may be required if a connection between documents cannot be established.
All applicants must present their Social Security Card (or ITIN number).
All applicants are required to surrender any out of state driver’s license or identification card prior to being issued a Pennsylvania Photo Identification Card.
All fees must be paid with a check or money order. Cash is not accepted.
Acceptable Documents for Proof of Residency
All applicants for a Pennsylvania Driver’s License, Learner’s Permit, or Identification Card must present 2 forms of proof of residency from the following list:
Accceptable Forms of Identification for Non-Immigrants
(Non-U.S. Citizens granted temporary entry into the U.S.)
All Non-Immigrants applying for a Pennsylvania Driver’s License, Learner’s Permit, or Identification Card must provide a Social Security Card (or ITIN number) plus the following:
If the INS status is F-1 or F-2, the applicant will be required to present:
If the INS status is J-1 or J-2, the applicant will be required to present:
Non-Immigrants granted entry for one year or less will not be eligible for a Driver’s License, Learner’s Permit, or Identification Card.
Non-Immigrants granted entry for more than a year who have less than one year remaining on their entry documents are not eligible for a Driver’s License, Learner’s Permit, or Identification Card.
Only an official INS document reflecting a change in status will be accepted. Applications for change in status will not be accepted.
Only valid passports and original documents will be accepted.
Non-U.S. Birth certificates will not be accepted.
Verification of legal status by INS may be required prior to a product being issued.
Pennsylvania law requires Non-U.S. Citizens to provide a Social Security Number unless they have written documentation from Social Security Administration that they are not eligible for the number. If this is the case, they must obtain a Tax Identification Number (ITIN) from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Non-U.S. Citizens who do not qualify for a Social Security Number or a Tax Identification Number are not eligible for a Driver’s License, Learner’s Permit, or Identification Card.
PA Drivers License Centers
Pointe Plaza (Walmart Plaza). Across from KFC, Eat n' Park and Wendy's in the strip mall with Bi Lo grocery store.
Open Tues.-Sat. 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
(be there by 3:00 PM)
519-B Greenville Road on Rt. 58, just past the split of Rts. 58 & 19
Open Tuesday, Thursday, and the 1st, 3rd, 5th Saturdays 9:30 AM – 4:00PM
(be there by 3:00 PM)