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Student Identity Verification

In order to pursue a certificate or degree from Rio Salado College (or if you plan to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree), you will need to have your identity verified / authenticated.

Students Living in Arizona 

Verification of U.S. citizenship or lawful presence is required by the state of Arizona’s Proposition 300 and House Bill 2008.

Arizona students must provide one of the following as a scanned color copy:

  • A current valid Arizona Driver’s License

    Your license cannot be used if issued by the states of:
    Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington.
  • A current valid Arizona Identification Card
  • United States Passport or Passport Card (current or expired)
  • United States Military ID Card (Active Duty, Reserve and Retired)

Students Living Outside the State of Arizona

You are required to verify your identity before you can enroll in classes. This is an institutional policy in place to protect students from identity theft. 
 
MUST provide one of the following as a scanned color copy:

  • A current valid driver’s license issued in another state, territory, or possession of the United States.
  • A current valid State Issued Identification Card
  • United States Passport or Passport Card (current or expired)
  • United States Military ID Card (Active Duty, Reserve and Retired)

How to Submit

Rio Salado College accepts documents online, in-person or by mail.  Documents must be submitted in color. We do not accept documents by fax. Note that processing time is 3-5 business days. Choose from the following options.

  • Online

    Documents and Photo ID’s can be submitted securely via Dynamic Forms. Note that you will have to create an account to use Dynamic Forms. For step by step instructions click here.

    Identity Verification Form
  • In Person or by Mail
    Rio Salado College
    Admissions and Records
    2323 W. 14th Street
    Tempe AZ 85281