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Valid State or Federally Issued ID

Valid State or Federally Issued ID for City issued business licenses includes a copy of one of the following:

  • A valid Colorado driver's license, Colorado Driver Permit or a Colorado identification card issued under article 2 of title 42, unless it has been issued under C.R.S. 42-2-501 et seq. and states “Not valid for federal identification, voting, or public benefit purposes;”
  • An unexpired Out of State Driver’s License or Identification Card, unless the license or card states that it is not valid for federal purposes;
  • A valid U.S. Passport with a photo, except for “limited” passports, issued for less than five years;
  • A valid I-551 Resident Alien/Permanent Resident Card verified by SAVE with a photo;
  • A United States military card or a military dependent's identification card;
  • A U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner card;
  • A Tribal Identification Card with intact photo;
  • Any document in LIST A below with an intact photo; or
  • Any other document listed in 1 CCR 204-30 Section 2.1.3-2.1.6


Must be accompanied with photo ID listing name and date of birth:

  • Copy of Applicant's birth certificate from any state, the District of Columbia, or all United States territories
  • Report of Birth Abroad of a United States Citizen, form FS-240
  • Certification of Naturalization (N-550 or N-570)
  • Certificate of Citizenship (N-560 or N-561)
  • U.S. Citizen Identification Card (I-197), last issued in 1983, or Form     I-179, last issued in 1974
  • Form I-766 (Employment Authorization Document);