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Is the driver's license an official ID?

Verified 07 September 2023 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Yes, the driving license is a official identity document, because it is issued by the French State.

It can help to justify his identity provided that the identity photography either resembling.

However, each public administration or legal person public or private may choose parts list that she accept to justify identity.

In addition, the driving license has not the same value that the national identity card or the passport. Indeed, the national identity card and the passport are the only documents that certify both identity and nationality of their holder.

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