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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date by 19 months, from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023, due to circumstances resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


All driver license offices now operated by Service Oklahoma (formerly operated by the Department of Public Safety and tag agents) continue to be operational and processing business as usual. Visit for more information.

Secondary Proof of Identification for any Person

For original, renewal or replacement of a driver license or identification card, one of the following must be present:

  • Any primary proof of identification listed above, which is not used as the primary ID for a U.S. citizen
  • For any person under the age of 18, an affidavit signed by the parent or legal guardian
  • Photo identification card issued by one of the following:
  • Oklahoma public, private, or parochial secondary school
  • Oklahoma institution of higher education
  • Oklahoma technology center school
  • Oklahoma employer
  • Oklahoma gun permit
  • Pilot license
  • Oklahoma lifetime hunting or fishing license
  • Oklahoma voter identification card
  • Social Security card
  • Health insurance card
  • Motor vehicle registration or title
  • Marriage certificate
  • Separation or divorce judgment
  • High school, technology center school, college, or university diploma
  • Professional degree, certificate, or license
  • Deed or title to property in Oklahoma, including a burial plot deed
  • Health, life, or home insurance policy issued to the applicant
  • Automobile insurance policy or security verification form issued to the applicant
  • A valid U.S.D.O.T. health card, as required by 49 C.F.R. Part 391
  • Digital photograph comparison, if a Department-generated digital photograph is already on file with the Department
  • An identification document issued by the United States Armed Services; one of the following:
  • Military discharge (DD-214), unless specified not to be used for identification
  • Military identification card
  • Military dependent identification card
  • United States Bureau of Indian Affairs identification card or a Oklahoma tribal photo identification card which identifies the person and includes all the following information:
  • color photograph of the person
  • full legal name of the person
  • birth date of the person
  • signature of the person
  • signature of person who verifies records
  • tribal seal
  • Out-of-state driver license
Last Modified on Oct 05, 2020
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