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Personal Identification

Proper identification is an important component of any successful transition. Identification is required to open a bank account, take a driver's test or apply for a job. The publications and resources listed below were compiled for their ability to provide assistance securing a wide range of identification.

Reentry Essentials makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information presented. If you find that a listing is out-of-date or inaccessible, or if you know of a particularly useful resource that you would like to recommend for inclusion, please contact us and we will make the appropriate adjustments.



* U.S. Social Security Administration, Application for a Social Security Card – Form SS-5| Download NOW!
* U.S. Social Security Administration, Consent for Release of Information – Form SSA-3288| Download NOW!
* U.S. Social Security Administration, Your Social Security Number and Card| Download NOW!
* U.S. Department of State, U.S. Passport Application – Form DS-11| Download NOW!
* Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Passport Denial| Download NOW!
   * National Center for Health Statistics, Where to Write for Vital Records| Download NOW!