The City of Kingston ID Program
Mayor Steve Noble, the Common Council and the City of Kingston’s Clerk’s Office are pleased to issue ID cards for residents of the City of Kingston. The City of Kingston ID card will be available to any resident age 14 years or older who lives in the City of Kingston.
The ID card includes photo, name, address, date of birth, height and signature, and is valid for four years from date of issue.
How to Get a City of Kingston ID Card:
Please bring required documentation to the Clerk’s Office on the first floor of City Hall at 420 Broadway, Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm.
Por favor traiga los documentos requeridos a la oficina del City Clerk en el primer piso de la alcaldia en 420 Broadway durante las horas: Lunes a Viernes de 8:30am a 4:00pm. Si necesita asistencia en español, por favor visite la oficinia durante las horas: Lunes a Viernes de 11:30am a 3:00pm.
City Hall will have summer hours from July 1 - Labor Day. City of Kingston IDs will be issued from 9:00am - 3:30pm during this time.
Start date: June 3, 2019
City of Kingston ID Application pdf
City of Kingston ID Application - Solicitud de Identificación de la Ciudad de Kingston pdf
In order to establish identity, an applicant is required to attain 4 points of identification by producing at least one of the following documents from List 1 (4 points), current or expired not more than 5 years OR one document from List 2 (3 points) along with one document from List 3 (1 point), with at least one document proving residency in the City of Kingston.
List 1 (4 points):
U.S. or foreign passport
US state driver’s license
US state ID card
US permanent resident card
Consular identification card
Photo identification with name, address, DOB, and expiration date issues by another country to its citizens or naturals as an alternative to a passport for re-entry into issuing country
National identification card with photo, name, address, DOB and expiration date
Foreign driver’s license
US or foreign military identification card
Current visa issued by a government agency
State Veterans ID with photo
US Federal Government or Tribal-issued photo ID
Photo ID issued by an accredited US educational institution
US Union photo ID
List 2 (3 point documents)
US Citizen and Naturalization Certificate
US or foreign birth certificate
Birth certificate of applicant’s child, issued by a State or Territory, or locality of a State or Territory, or by the US State Department, listing applicant as birth parent
Current US Employment Authorization Document (EAD) or work permit issued by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with date of birth and expiration date
List 3 (1 point):
Social Security Card
Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) card or authorization letter
Voter Registration card
US school transcript from high school or post-secondary school
US high school diploma
High school equivalency diploma
US post-secondary school, college or university diploma
Selective Service registration card
Prison discharge papers
Certificate of marriage, domestic partnership, civil union, divorce or dissolution of marriage, domestic partnership or civil union
Employee Identification card from employer located in US
Written verification issued by a social services agency or homeless shelter
Unemployment photo ID
Proof of residency: In order to establish residency, an applicant shall be required to produce at least one of the following items of which must show the applicant’s name and residential address located within the city and must be dated no more than 60 days prior. Proof must be of a physical address, not a post office box.
Current residential property lease
Local property tax statement, dated within one year
Local real estate mortgage payment receipt
Bank account statement
Proof that applicant has a child currently enrolled in a City school
Employment pay stub
Jury summons or court order issued by a federal or state court
Federal or state income tax or refund statement, dated within one year
Insurance bill (homeowner, renter, health, life, or automobile)
Written verification issued by a homeless shelter located with the municipality that confirms at least 15 days residency
Written verification issued by a hospital, health clinic or social services agency located within the municipality confirming at least 15 days residency
Please note: Foreign birth certificates and other identifying documentation will need to be translated into English by a certified translator.
$5 Veterans, children ages 14-17 and adults over 62.
$5 Renewal fee, 4 years until expiration
Show your City of Kingston ID at the following merchants for discounts and deals:
The Anchor - inquire at business
Blue Byrd’s – 10% off
Bop to Tottom – 10% off
Drs. Chasin and Guarente -- 20% off exams, frames, lenses to non-insured
Clove and Creek -- 15% off
Friends of Historic Kingston – 10% discount for admission to programs, walks and tours
Half Moon Books – 10% off
On the Hill Antiques – 10% off minimum purchase $25 (not to be combined with other offers)
Park Opticians – 10% off frames and lenses
Peace Nation – 10% off
Turn up the Beet – 15¢ off any large smoothie
We Got the Juice - 15% off
Zephyr – 10% off
Businesses who would like to participate in the Kingston ID discount program, please contact the City of Kingston’s Office of Communications at 845-334-3945.
Link to Municipal ID legislation