CHAPTER 91. IDENTIFICATION CARDS

Sec.


91.1.    Purpose and authority.
91.2.    Definitions.
91.3.    Eligibility.
91.4.    Application.
91.5.    Expiration and renewal.
91.6.    Replacement; change in material information.
91.7.    Complimentary identification cards.
91.8.    Return.

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 91 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. §  6103, unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Chapter 91 adopted September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3797, unless otherwise noted.

§ 91.1. Purpose and authority.

 (a)  This chapter establishes rules and procedures for issuance of identification cards.

 (b)  This chapter is authorized by 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1510, 1951 and 6103 (relating to issuance and content of driver’s license; driver’s license and learner’s permit; and promulgation of rules and regulations by department).

Source

   The provisions of this §  91.1 adopted September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3797; renumbered May 15, 1981, effective May 16, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1678; amended December 20, 1985, effective December 21, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 4496; readopted July 1, 1988, effective upon publication and applies retroactively to June 4, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 2904. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (103477).

§ 91.2. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Camera station—A location designated by the Department where an applicant for renewal, replacement or initial issuance of an identification card may surrender their camera card, have their photograph taken, and receive a photographic identification card.

   Identification card—A card, issued by the Department to a person, which contains substantially the same content as a driver’s license, but clearly indicates it is not a driver’s license.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  91.2 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1510 and 6103.

Source

   The provisions of this §  91.2 adopted September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3797; renumbered May 15, 1981, effective May 16, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1678; amended December 20, 1985, effective December 21, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 4496; readopted July 1, 1988, effective upon publication and applies retroactively to June 4, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 2904. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (103477).

§ 91.3. Eligibility.

 To qualify for issuance of an identification card, a person shall:

   (1)  Be a resident of this Commonwealth.

   (2)  Be at least 16 years of age.

   (3)  Not be a licensed Pennsylvania driver, unless the driver’s license is surrendered at the time application is made for the identification card, or the license has been surrendered to the Department due to a definite suspension of at least 1 year.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  91.3 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1510 and 6103.

Source

   The provisions of this §  91.3 adopted September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3797; renumbered May 15, 1981, effective May 16, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1678; amended December 20, 1985, effective December 21, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 4496; readopted July 1, 1988, effective upon publication and applies retroactively to June 4, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 2904. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (103478).

§ 91.4. Application.

 (a)  Pennsylvania licensed drivers. A person in possession of an unexpired Pennsylvania driver’s license, or a Pennsylvania driver’s license containing an expiration date no more than 4 years preceding the date of application, may apply for an identification card on a form furnished by the Department. The form shall be accompanied by the applicant’s latest Pennsylvania driver’s license and the appropriate fee.

 (b)  Others. Application for an identification card by a person other than specified in subsection (a) shall be made at a driver examination station of this Commonwealth. The applicant shall provide his name, address, date of birth, and a document verifying the applicant’s date of birth and identity. The following are acceptable documents for proving identity and date of birth:

   (1)  Birth certificate.

   (2)  Baptismal certificate.

   (3)  School certificate.

   (4)  Passport.

   (5)  Citizenship papers.

   (6)  Marriage record.

   (7)  Armed Forces ID card.

   (8)  Immigration certificate.

   (9)  Selective service ID card.

   (10)  Pennsylvania driver’s license.

   (11)  Pennsylvania identification card.

   (12)  Pennsylvania camera card.

 (c)  Camera card. Camera cards shall conform with the following:

   (1)  Each qualified applicant for issuance, renewal, or replacement of an identification card will be issued a camera card for presentation at a camera station.

   (2)  A camera card will be valid for the purpose of obtaining a photographic identification card for a period of 60 days from the date of issuance.

   (3)  The Department may, upon a showing of good cause by the applicant, issue an identification card which does not bear a photograph.

 (d)  Fee. The fee for an identification card shall be $5.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  91.4 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1510 and 6103.

Source

   The provisions of this §  91.4 adopted September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3797; renumbered May 15, 1981, effective May 16, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1678; amended December 20, 1985, effective December 21, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 4496; readopted July 1, 1988, effective upon publication and applies retroactively to June 4, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 2904. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (103478) and (103479).

§ 91.5. Expiration and renewal.

 (a)  Expiration. An identification card shall expire on the last day of the month, 4 years from the date of validation by the Department, or upon restoration of the suspended driver’s license of the card holder, whichever occurs first.

 (b)  Renewal. An identification card may be renewed upon submission of an application furnished by the Department.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  91.5 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1510 and 6103.

Source

   The provisions of this §  91.5 adopted September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3797; renumbered May 15, 1981, effective May 16, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1678; amended December 20, 1985, effective December 21, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 4496; readopted July 1, 1988, effective upon publication and applies retroactively to June 4, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 2904; corrected July 20, 1990, effective April 5, 1986, 20 Pa.B. 3979. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (129331) to (129332).

§ 91.6. Replacement; change in material information.

 (a)  Replacement. If an identification card is lost, destroyed, or mutilated, a replacement card may be obtained upon submission of an application on a form furnished by the Department, together with a fee of $5.

 (b)  Error or change in information. If any material information on an identification card is in error or changed from the information originally set forth, the holder may apply to the Department for a corrective endorsement, which will be issued without charge.

Source

   The provisions of this §  91.6 adopted September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3797; renumbered May 15, 1981, effective May 16, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1678; amended December 20, 1985, effective December 21, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 4496; readopted July 1, 1988, effective upon publication and applies retroactively to June 4, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 2904. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (103479).

§ 91.7. Complimentary identification cards.

 (a)  Eligibility. Where appropriate, and upon completion of the appropriate Departmental form, an identification card will be issued without charge:

   (1)  When a person voluntarily surrenders his driver’s license to the Department due to his physical or mental condition.

   (2)  When a person has failed to take or pass a physical, vision, law, or driving examination ordered by the Department in connection with the renewal of a driver’s license. The card will only be issued upon receipt of the person’s driver’s license.

 (b)  Limitation. After issuance of a complimentary identification card, the person to whom it was issued shall pay the regular fee for renewal or replacement of the card.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  91.7 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1510 and 6103.

Source

   The provisions of this §  91.7 adopted September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3797; renumbered May 15, 1981, effective May 16, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1678; amended December 20, 1985, effective December 21, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 4496; readopted July 1, 1988, effective upon publication and applies retroactively to June 4, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 2904. Immediately preceding text appears at (103480).

§ 91.8. Return.

 (a)  Return upon demand. The Department may demand the return of an identification card issued under this chapter if any of the following apply:

   (1)  The application contained false or fraudulent information.

   (2)  The card was issued in error.

   (3)  The card has been used for fraudulent purposes.

 (b)  Surrender. An identification card shall be surrendered to the Department if one of the following applies:

   (1)  The holder of the card receives his driver’s license upon expiration of a term of suspension of the license.

   (2)  The holder makes application at an examining station for a Pennsylvania learner’s permit or driver’s license.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  91.8 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1510 and 6103.

Source

   The provisions of this §  91.8 adopted September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3797; renumbered May 15, 1981, effective May 16, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1678; amended December 20, 1985, effective December 21, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 4496; readopted July 1, 1988, effective upon publication and applies retroactively to June 4, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 2904. Immediately preceeding text appears at (103480).



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