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Testing Requirements and Acceptable IDs

  • All students (including high school students testing for post-secondary readiness, dual enrollment, the School for Advanced Studies, or other purposes) must have active MDC student identification numbers (MDID), e-mail addresses, and present one form of current/valid identification (ID) prior to taking any examination (see below).
  • All forms of identification must be original. The ID’s must match the name in MDC’s record system.
  • All test sessions are monitored and recorded.
  • The Testing Department reserves the right to photograph any student taking any examination.

  • Students must present one form of identification which must be a current/valid official picture ID from the list below:
    • Driver’s License issued by the United States
    • Official Florida ID
    • U.S. Passport, U.S. Passport Card, or Permanent Resident Card
    • Foreign passport with U.S. visa
    • Military ID
    • Tribal ID
  • A second form of ID may be requested. This second ID must have the student’s name with signature or a picture (e.g. MDC card, school ID, library card, social security card, voter registration card, credit/debit card, or other official ID bearing the student’s name and signature).
  • High school graduates cannot use their school ID after the M-DCPS Last Day of School.

  • High school students testing for post-secondary readiness, dual enrollment, the School or Advanced Studies, or other purposes must present a current/valid official picture ID from the first list above or other approved ID from the list below:
    • School ID
    • Permanent Resident Card
    • Notarized statement with picture.

Approved by Student Deans Council on 2/14/2012 



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