Apply for a Washtenaw County ID Card

The Washtenaw County ID Card Program is available by appointment effective June 15

COVID-19 Clerk/Register Reopening Plan

Effective June 15, 2020 the Clerk/Register’s office is available to the public in-person by appointment, only, in order to allow us to serve the public while carefully adhering to social distancing guidelines designed to protect the health of the public and staff.

For more information or to make an appointment at the Vital Records Division, contact: (734) 222-6720 or [email protected] on or after June 15.


Upon application, the Washtenaw County Clerk - Vital Records Division shall issue a Washtenaw County Identification (ID) Card to residents who meet application requirements. The Washtenaw County Identification Card Program is available to residents age 11 and older. A Washtenaw County ID Card is valid for up to 3 years and expires the earlier of 3 years from the date of issuance or when cardholder is no longer a resident of Washtenaw County.

Proof of Identity & Residency Requirements

When applying for a Washtenaw County ID card, you must provide documents from the following list worth at least 300 points and show proof of residency:

  •  A minimum of one identity credential from Section A containing a photograph of the applicant.
  • A minimum of one identity credential from Section A or B containing the applicant’s date of birth
  • Any combination of items from Section A or B, totaling at least 300 points.
  • One item from Section C showing proof of Washtenaw County residency in the previous 60 days.

Submit Applications

All applicants must appear in-person at:

Washtenaw County Vital Records Division
200 N Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Phone: 734-222-6720

Days & Hours Applications Are Accepted:

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Closed on major holidays.

Application Fee

  • $25 - Cash, credit (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, only), or personal check are accepted

If ID card is lost, stolen, or destroyed, applicant must re-apply, meet all requirements again, and pay application fee for replacement card.