Elm City Resident Card

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Required Documents
1) proof of identity
2) proof of residency
3) For applicants 16 & Under, Parents are required to provide a long form birth certificate and valid documentation showing current school enrollment (For example: Report card or Progress Report) 

Acceptable Forms for Proof of Identity

ONE of the following (CATEGORY “A” Picture ID’s):

  • Passport
  • U.S. Driver’s License
  • Consular ID Card

    Expired ID’s are not acceptable


TWO of the following:

  • National identification card (must have photo, name, address, date of birth and expiration date
  • Foreign Driver’s license (current - NOT expired)
  • Voter registration card (must be presented with original birth certificate)
  • U.S. or Foreign military identification card (must be presented with original birth certificate)
  • Visa (current)
  • ITIN card (must be accompanied by an ID with a photograph)

At least one identification card must have a photo under category B.

Acceptable Proof of Residency Documents:

Two of the following must be presented:

  • Utility bill with name and address

  • Insurance bill, bank statement, check book
  • Employment pay stub
  • Proof of a minor enrolled in public or private school
  • Voter registration card
  • Original documents from a health or social services organization attesting to the fact that the applicant is a New Haven resident

Your two proofs of Residency MUST come from two different places.  Residency documents must show the name and current address of the applicant.  Residency documents in the name of only one spouse will be accepted for married couples only if an original marriage certificate is presented.