With the increase in requirements for public security, the DMV frequently updates the list of acceptable proofs of identity and date of birth. Carefully read the form referred to below. Make sure that you have the proof required before you apply for any DMV document.
For proofs of identity and date of birth for vehicle registration and title certificate applications, read Proof of Identity for Registration and Title (ID-82).
Note: If you were born in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island or Queens, you can order a copy of your birth certificate from the Web site of the New York City Office of Vital Records.