Acceptable Proof of Temporary Legal Presence

NOTE: All documents are subject to verification with the issuing agency or source. Documents subject to verification may delay the issuance of your Temporary Driver License or Temporary Identification License.

NOTE: All items must be original documents. No photocopies will be accepted.

To prove temporary legal presence, applicants must provide one of the following:

  • Conditional Resident Alien Card (I-551)
  • Valid Foreign Passport with Valid Visa and I-94 attached
    • Note: The passport must have an English translation
  • Valid Foreign Passport with I-94W attached
    • Holders of F1, F2, M1, or M2 status should also present a valid SEVIS I-20
    • Holders of J1 or J2 status should also present a valid DS-2019
  • Temporary Resident Identification Card (I-688)
  • Employment Authorization Card (I-766)