Who can apply for a Mercer County ID card and what is the requirements?

Mercer residents between the ages of 16 and up may apply for the County ID Card. Complete the County ID Application Form (PDF). Do not sign application until applicant appears in person in the County Clerk's Office.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, naturalized citizen, or resident alien
  • Must be a Mercer County resident for at least 6 months (proof of residence may be required)
  • Must produce the following:
    • Valid birth certificate (with raised seal) OR naturalization certificate OR valid resident alien card
    • Valid NJ Motor Vehicle License OR a voter registration card OR lease agreement
    • Note: if you are unable to produce proof of residency, you must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or blood relative. That person must meet the identification requirements as well as sign on your behalf, with a valid New Jersey ID or driver's license
  • Digital photos provided
  • Fee of $20 for either card
  • Mercer residents between the ages of 16 and up may apply for the County ID Card

Veteran ID Card

Veteran County IDs available at 240 West State Street (Old Capital Plaza Hotel) weekdays 8:30 am to 4 pm only. Must bring military discharge papers (DD214).

Additional Information

IDs are processed as you wait. For additional information, please call 609-278-7108.

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1. Are there any programs that provide heating/cooling assistance?
2. Are there any records of my property ever having a well?
3. As a home improvement contractor, am I required to be licensed?
4. Do small businesses have to register with the township?
5. Does PSE&G offer any payment assistance programs?
6. Does the township test for lead?
7. How can I submit a service request from my phone?
8. How do I contact the Hamilton Township School District?
9. How do I discontinue delivery of the Trenton Times weekender advertisement?
10. How do I find out if a property is zoned residential or commercial?
11. How do I find the agenda for the Zoning Board or Planning Board meeting?
12. How do I get a bond release?
13. How do I get a taxi/limousine license?
14. How do I get access to current bus, train and light rail schedule information?
15. How do I get blue prints for my house?
16. How do I view the agendas, minutes and proposed ordinances of the Township Council?
17. I am looking for lawyer referral services; who should I contact?
18. Is hunting permitted in the township?
19. Is my contractor registered?
20. Is there any income tax preparation assistance being provided?
21. There are colored markings on my property; what do they mean?
22. What are the demographics of Hamilton Township?
23. What happens if I sell my house before/after the homestead rebate is applied to my property taxes?
24. What is Neighborhood Watch and when are the community meetings?
25. What is the fee for having the Health Department read well water test results?
26. What is the NJ One-Call (call before you dig) number?
27. What is the PSE&G pole-attached solar project?
28. What is the standard size for a parking space?
29. What permits and licenses are issued by the Municipal Clerk's Office?
30. Where do I find information or report a complaint about NJ Transit?
31. Where do I find out information about Project Freedom in Hamilton?
32. Where do I get a mercantile license?
33. Where do I get an application for a Contractor's Registration?
34. Where is the John O. Wilson Center located and what programs does it offer?
35. Who can apply for a Mercer County ID card and what is the requirements?
36. Who do I call to file a noise complaint?
37. Who do I contact for information about the Historical Society?
38. Who do I contact if a utility line is down?
39. Who do I contact if I lost something in Veteran's Park?
40. Who do I contact in the County for information on the Wellness Discount Program?
41. Who do I contact to file a complaint about a restaurant?
42. Who do I contact to inquire about affordable housing?
43. Who do I report mosquito problems to?
44. Who should I contact for winter energy assistance?
45. Who should I contact with a complaint about my utility services such as natural gas, electricity, water, telecommunications and cable TV?
46. Why am I experiencing discoloration and/or decreased water pressure?
47. Why are garbage disposals not permitted in the Township?
48. Why do I receive mail that shows my city as Trenton instead of Hamilton?