What is Secure and Verifiable Identification?

  • Secure and Verifiable Identification or SVID is issued by a state or federal jurisdiction or recognized by the United States Government and that is verifiable by Federal or State Law Enforcement, Intelligence or Homeland Security Agencies (CRS 24-72.1-102(5)).

SVID is required to:

  • o Process official government documents
    • To include New Titles, Registrations, Duplicate Titles, Temporary Permits, or Handicap Placards.
  • o The following types of identification are secure and verifiable:
    • Any Colorado Driver License, Colorado Driver Permit or Colorado Identification Card, current or expired one year or less. (Valid temporary paper license with invalid Colorado Driver’s License, Colorado Driver’s Permit, or Colorado Identification Card, expired one year or less is acceptable.)
    • Out-of-state issued photo driver’s license or photo identification card; photo driver’s permit current or expired one year or less.
    • Photo driver’s license, photo identification card or photo driver’s permit from US territories (American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands) current or expired one year or less.
    • U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card, current or expired less than 10 years.
    • Valid foreign passport with I-94 or valid processed for I551 stamps. Exception: Canadian Passport may not have I-94 attached.
    • Valid I-94 issued by U.S. Immigration with L1 or R1 status and a valid Canadian driver’s license or valid Canadian identification card.
    • Valid I551 Resident Alien/Permanent Resident card. No border crosser or USA B1/B2 Visa/BCC cards.
    • Valid I688 Temporary Resident, I688B, and I766 Employment Authorization Card with intact photo.
    • Valid US Military ID (active duty, dependent, retired, reserve and National Guard).
    • Tribal Identification Card with intact photo. (U.S. or Canadian)
    • Certificate of Naturalization with intact photo.
    • Certificate of (US) Citizenship with intact photo.