(1) Georgia identification cards are
available to Georgia residents only. Any Georgia resident, as defined in
applying for an identification card shall provide to the Department the
information as specified in O.C.G.A. §
(2) Individuals with out-of-state
driver's licenses may not obtain a Georgia identification card and maintain the
out-of-state license. In order for these individuals to obtain a Georgia
identification card, they must either obtain a Georgia driver's license prior
to the issuance of the identification card; or surrender the out-of-state
license to the examiner at the time the identification card is issued.
Customers who cannot surrender a driver's license or identification card
previously issued by another state must provide their driving record from the
state that issued said driver's license or identification card.
(3) Customers who previously have been issued
an identification card or driver's license in another country may retain said
identification card or driver's license. The Department shall make a notation
on the customer's driving record that the foreign driver's license or
identification card was retained, and this notation shall be made available to
law enforcement officers via the Georgia Crime Information Center.
The Department shall collect a fee as
listed in Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R.
non-profit organizations referring anyone to the Department for an
identification card shall provide that individual with a copy of an agreement
previously entered into with the Department whereby such organization verifies
that the individual applying for such identification card is indigent.
(b) It shall be the responsibility
of the non-profit organization to provide the Department with an agreement.
Upon approval by the Department and the non-profit organization, the Department
may accept a copy of the agreement from the indigent referred by the non-profit
organization in order to provide the identification card to the individual at a
reduced fee of $5.00.
Any license, permit or identification
card that is intended to be compliant with the requirements of
note and 6 C.F.R. §
, et seq. shall contain the information or design requirements set forth
(b) No person may be
issued a license, permit or identification card that is compliant with
paragraph (a), supra, while he or she retains another such card. Customers are
eligible for issuance of non-compliant cards in addition to the compliant card.
Similarly, a customer may switch from one type of compliant card to another by
surrendering the compliant card that is no longer desired and paying a
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original Rule entitled "Application for Personal Identification
Cards" adopted. F. Apr. 18, 2006; eff.
May 8, 2006.
Amended: F. Sept. 3,
2009; eff. Sept. 23, 2009.
Amended: Rule with new title of "Application for
Personal Identification Cards. Amended" adopted. F. Mar. 30, 2012; eff.
Apr. 19, 2012.
Amended: F. Jan. 19,
2018; eff. Feb. 8, 2018.
Amended: F. Jan. 13,
2022; eff. Feb. 2, 2022.