You need a Social Security Card or Ineligibility letter tofor REAL ID compliant license or permit
Tofor a New York State license or permit that is Real ID compliant, you must provide either
You canfor a ‘Standard’ license or permit without a Social Security Card or ineligibility letter
Under New York’s Green Light law , people age 16 and older can apply for a ‘Standard,’ not for federal purpose, non-commercial driver license or learner permit regardless of their citizenship or lawful status in the United States.
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