Acceptable Forms of Identification for the PS Form 1583

The following information is printed in Box 8 of the PS Form 1583.

Social Security cards, credit cards, and birth certificates are specifically listed as unacceptable forms of identification for the U.S. Postal Service.

One form of identification must include a photograph of the applicant.

Acceptable forms of identification are limited to the following:

  • A current, valid driver’s license
  • A current, valid state non-driver’s identification card
  • Uniformed Services (Formerly knows as the Armed Forces) ID card
  • Government agency ID card
  • University ID card
  • An ID card from a recognized corporation
  • Passport
  • Alien registration card
  • Certificate of naturalization
  • Current lease, mortgage or Deed of Trust
  • Voter registration card
  • Vehicle registration card
  • Home insurance policy
  • Vehicle insurance policy