|Get a Job|
Your employers will need you to show proof of identity before you start working.
|Cash a Check|
You need a photo ID to cash a personal or payroll check.
|Open a Bank Account|
Most banks ask for your Social Security number and a government-issued ID.
|Get an Apartment|
A photo ID is required to sign a lease.
|Apply for College|
Colleges ask for Social Security numbers, and may ask for photo ID.
|Travel on an Airplane|
Adult passengers have to show government-issued ID to board a flight.
|Receive Public Benefits such as Health Insurance|
To be eligible for some public benefits you need to prove your identity, age and residence.
|Enter Government Buildings for Meetings and Appointments|
You need photo ID to enter some government facilities.
|Get a Library Card|
You need to prove your identity and your residence to get a library card.
|Get Discounts at Museums and Theme Parks|
If you can prove that you’re under a certain age, you can get deals on museum and theme park admissions.
|Get a Gym Membership|
Some gyms require official photo ID to sign up to be a member.