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NYS Department of State announces new design for licensee photo IDs

Dec 12, 2013

The New York State Department of State recently posted the following on its Division of Licensing Services website: “The vendor that produces the photo identification cards for Real Estate Licenses, Security Guard and Armored Car Guard Registrants, qualifying officers of Private Investigator and Watch Guard or Patrol Agencies and officers of Armored Car Carrier Firms has changed.  The new photo identification cards contain the same wording format as the previously issued cards, however, the material and coloring have changed.

All cards now being issued will utilize the new format.  The new design of the cards contains revised security features built into the cards.”

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