VE Sessions
ID requirements

IDing is required to attend a VE session

ID requirements

No one may take an amateur exam for another person. It is essential that the VE Team checks a candidate's identification (ID) before allowing the candidate to sit for an exam.

The candidate must present:
  1. One legal photo ID (identification):
    • State Driver’s License
    • Government issued Passport
    • Military or Law Enforcement Officer Photo ID card
    • Student School Photo ID card
    • State Photo ID card
  2. If no photo ID is available, two forms of identification:
    • Non-photo State ID card (some states still have them)
    • Birth certificate (must have the appropriate seal)
    • Social security card
    • Employer's wage statement or Minor's work permit
    • School ID card
    • School or Public Library card
    • Utility bill, bank statement or other business correspondence that specifically names the person; or a postmarked envelope addressed to the person at his or her current mailing address as it appears on the Form 605.
  3. Students/minors without a photo ID:
    • Bring only one of the above items if a legal guardian presents their photo ID; otherwise two non-photo IDs are required.