Testing Requirements & Acceptable IDs

  • All test sessions are monitored and recorded.
  • ACS reserves the right to photograph any candidate taking any examination.
  • Candidates must present one form of identification which must be a current/valid official picture ID from the list below:
  • Driver’s License issued by the United States
  • Official New York ID
  • U.S. Passport, U.S. Passport Card, or Permanent Resident Card
  • Foreign passport with U.S. visa
  • Military ID
  • Tribal ID
  • A second form of ID may be requested. This second ID must have the Candidate’s name with signature or a picture (e.g. school ID, library card, social security card, voter registration card, credit/debit card, or other official ID bearing the Candidate’s name and signature).
  • High school Candidate’s testing for post-secondary readiness, dual enrollment, the School or Advanced Studies, or other purposes must present a current/valid official picture ID from the first list above or other approved ID from the list below:
    • School ID
    • Permanent Resident Card
    • Notarized statement with picture.