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    Valid ID for travel

    Is a cac equal /better than state issued DL/ID with regards to travel etc (less headaches)? Also would a passport be a better idea even if I don't leave the country?

    edit: can I use cac as picture id for obtaining passport?
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    What is a cac? To obtain a passport you need proof of citizenship, ie birth certificate, and i believe two other forms of ID. Like a DL and a SS# Card. Go to the State Department website for the exact details.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hazardsys View Post
    Is a cac equal /better than state issued DL/ID with regards to travel etc (less headaches)? Also would a passport be a better idea even if I don't leave the country?

    edit: can I use cac as picture id for obtaining passport?
    CAC is only good for identification on a military base. Use your DL if your going to travel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Green View Post
    What is a cac? To obtain a passport you need proof of citizenship, ie birth certificate, and i believe two other forms of ID. Like a DL and a SS# Card. Go to the State Department website for the exact details.
    CAC is a DoD Common Access Card. Its issued to all DoD employees and is also military identification.
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    Quote Originally Posted by orlandofed5-0 View Post
    CAC is only good for identification on a military base. Use your DL if your going to travel.
    Thank you. No one told me so I wasn't sure. I was hoping it would be similar to a passport with it being such a P.I.T.A. "Due to your Great Aunt's speeding ticket three years ago and your friend's sister's bankruptcy one year ago we are forced to deny your application." joke.
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    I use my CAC alot ofimes as ID and have no issues with it. I have used for recreational travel and official travel. It is a valid form of ID.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccthompsfs View Post
    I use my CAC alot ofimes as ID and have no issues with it. I have used for recreational travel and official travel. It is a valid form of ID.
    But if your using it as a military id it is acceptable. Too many civilians attempt to use it as a military id card.
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