Sample Photo Documents

Driver License, Learner Permit and Non-Driver ID

ID Number:   The 9-digit number at the top of your license, permit or non-driver ID. 

Document Number:  The 8 or 10-digit number on the lower right corner of your license, permit or non-driver ID, or on the back if it was produced after January 28, 2014. If you recently replaced your document and haven't received it in the mail yet, and are trying to do an online transaction, the number from your old document won't work.  You need to wait for your new document to arrive.

Over age 21        Under age 21        Enhanced (EDL) - any age

 

Driver License, Learner Permit & Non-Driver ID (Over 21)

Image - front of current NYS Driver License. ID number at top of document, document number at the bottom of document before 1/28/2014.

 

Image of back of current NYS Driver License.  After 1/28/2014 the document number is on the back of the document.

 

 Image of front of old NYS Driver License.  ID number is at the top, document number is at the bottom right.


Driver License, Learner Permit & Non-driver ID (Under 21)

Image of front of current NYS Under 21 Learner Permit.  ID number is in the upper right section, before 1/28/2014 the Document number is in the lower right section.

Enhanced Driver License, Learner Permit & Non-Driver ID (EDL) 

On enhanced documents issued after 1/28/2014, the document number begins after 'IDUSA' and is on the back of the document. Image of front of current NYS Enhanced Learner Permit.  ID number is at the top of the document, before 1/28/2014, the Document number is in the lower right corner.

 

Image of back of current NYS Enhanced Driver License. On enhanced documents issued after 1/28/2014, the document number begins after 'IDUSA' and is on the back of the document.