What is the Connecticut State ID Application Form?
Form B-230 or also known as the Connecticut State ID Application Form is a single-page document by the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). It is used to apply for a state identification card. It can also be used to renew, duplicate or replace existing identification cards. The ID card does not authorize driving but serves as official identification. It can be useful to have legal identification from Connecticut for activities such as banking, domestic travel, proving your age, such as when visiting 21-and-over venues.
Where to get the Connecticut State ID Application Form?
You can request a blank copy of the Connecticut State ID Application form from the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles’ website to have the form mailed to you. Upon request, you will be asked for the following details:
- Zip Code
- Quantity of Forms. A maximum of 5 forms can be requested.
You may also call the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles and request the form.
Here are the contact numbers:
- For Hartford area or outside of Connecticut: (860) 263-5700
- Toll-free within Connecticut only: (800) 842-8222
For your convenience, you can electronically fill out the Connecticut State ID application form using PDFRun.
Instructions and documents required to obtain a Connecticut Non-Driver Identification card
- The applicant must not possess a valid driver’s license or identity card from any state or U.S. territory.
- Applicant must apply in person to the Department of Motor Vehicles and present the following:
- Certified Birth Certificate or Valid Passport plus one additional form of acceptable information.
- Resident Address Verification. Applicants with homeless status are exempted.
- $22.50 fee. Applicants with homeless status are exempted.
How to fill out the Connecticut State ID Application Form?
Here is a detailed guide on how to fill out the Connecticut State ID Application Form:
Mark the appropriate box to determine the type of application that applies to your Identification Card. You may select:
This section requires personal information about the applicant.
Enter your last name.
Enter your first name.
Enter your middle initial.
Date of Birth
Enter your date of birth in the following format: Month, Day, Year.
Enter your mailing address, including the unit number, street, City or Town, state, and Zip code.
Resident Address if different from mailing
Enter your resident address if different from the mailing address, include the unit number, street, and City or Town.
Mark the box that best applies to your resident address. You may select:
Enter your height in feet and inches.
Mark the appropriate box to determine your sex. You may select:
Enter the natural color of your eyes.
Social Security Number
Enter your Social Security Number.
Are you a U.S. Citizen? If No, List Alien Registration Number
Mark Yes if you are a US Citizen; otherwise, mark No. If “No”, enter your Alien Registration No.
Do you currently have a license or ID card?
Mark Yes if you currently have a license or ID card; otherwise, mark No
If yes, what state or U.S. territory?
If you currently have a license or ID card, enter the state or U.S territory it was issued.
License or ID card Number
If you currently have a license or ID card, enter the license or ID card number.
Do you want to be in the organ or tissue donor registry?
Mark Yes if you want to be in the organ or tissue donor registry; otherwise, mark No. If yes, you are agreeing to be a donor and the designation will be on your identification card.
Non-U.S. Citizen Information
If you are not a citizen of the United States you will be required to show proof of your legal status in this country.
Declaration of Homeless Status
This allows a resident of a homeless shelter or other facilities for a homeless person to apply for a fee waiver for a Non-driver Identification card. To qualify for a waiver, the director or other authorized official of the Homeless Shelter or other facilities must complete the following information and submit it to the Department of Motor Vehicles:
- Name and address of facility or shelter
If you have a homeless status, enter the name and address of the facility or shelter you are residing.
- Name of facility or shelter official
Enter the full name of the facility or shelter official in the following format: Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial.
This is to certify all the information you provided in this application. You will be subject to prosecution if there are any untrue statements in this application, with the intent to mislead the Commissioner.
Signature of Applicant or Designee
Enter the signature of the applicant or the designee. This must be signed in presence of the Department of Motor Vehicles
Enter the date the applicant or designee signed.
Signature of facility or shelter official
Enter the signature of the facility or shelter official.
Enter the date the facility or shelter official signed.
Reminders in filling out the Connecticut State ID Application form
- Provide accurate and true information. Falsification of application may lead to possible charges by the prosecution.
- Take time to read the terms and agreements in this form for a better understanding of how to fill it out.
- Take time to read the reverse side of the form for document references.
- Required documents needed should be in the original form, not a photocopy.
- Review your application. Check for errors in your form.
- To obtain a new Connecticut Identification Card, the applicant must present acceptable identification such as a U.S. birth certificate, a valid passport, Citizenship or Naturalization Certificate, or Permanent Resident Card.
- To obtain a replacement Identification Card, two forms of identification must be presented.
- Two forms of the same identification will not be accepted. Identification being presented must be in the name in which you are applying. Foreign documents other than a passport are not acceptable.
Other details on the Connecticut State ID Application form.
Details such as acceptable forms of payments, renewal details, a list of acceptable forms of application, appointment making, and other essential information are available on the Connecticut Department of Motorcycle Vehicles’ website.