How to add images of your driver’s license or state ID card
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Use a phone to take photos of the front and back of your ID
If you are using a computer to verify your identity, you will be able to switch to a phone to take photos of your ID.
Tips for taking clear photos with a phone
Common issues with taking photos of an ID
If you don’t have access to a phone with a camera, you can upload a file or use a scanner
- Follow the same tips for taking photos with a phone.
- Save each file as a JPG or PNG. You cannot use a PDF file. Look at the name of your file and it should have an abbreviation after the title (ex: JohnDoeID_Front.jpg).
- Make sure your images are high-resolution (around 2025 x 1275 pixels is ideal).
- Images should be in color.
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