A government ID is essential to getting connected during your reentry. It is needed to obtain employment, apply for benefits and help you reach your reentry goals.
To get or replace a lost driver’s license, visit the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles at www.bmv.ohio.gov
Often the first document you will need after your release, you can get a copy of your birth certificate at the Lake County Health Department. To learn more, visit www.lcghd.org.
Social Security Card
If you are looking for a job or filing for public assistance benefits, you must have a Social Security Card. To begin the process, visit www.ssa.gov.
State of Ohio Photo ID
An official government-issued identification card is as accepted as a driver’s license or passport for identification. If you do not qualify for a driver’s license, a state issued ID can serve as your primary identification document. For more information, visit www.bmv.ohio.gov.