For persons age 16 and older, the documents listed below are acceptable.
For children under age 16 who do not have any of the documents listed above, the following documents are acceptable:
Consider the signature on the application as an original identity document even if the application form was faxed. If a child was under age 16 at the time the application was signed by the child's parent or legal guardian, identity for the child has been established.
If a child who is a U.S. citizen turns age 16 after identity has been established, no further documentation is required unless the child has a break in assistance.
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