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Obtain a Staff Photo ID

Appointment Disclaimer

Photo ID sessions are by appointment only, no walk-ins. Photo Sessions are coordinated with our Photo Processor and will be posted on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

Walk-in appointments are not accepted, however, openings due to cancellations may occur so please check back often.

Upcoming Dates

April dates will be added by March 31, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017 – 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 – 9:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

View required documents for obtaining an ID

Photo ID sessions will be held at the Howard County Board of Education, HCPSS Central Office, 10910 Clarksville Pike (Route 108), Ellicott City, MD

Photo ID – Required Documents

To receive a Photo ID, you must provide proof of employment.

Current employees must bring:

  • A check stub/pay advice dated within the past 2 weeks OR a memo on school letterhead signed by an administrator confirming current employment; and
  • Government-issued photo ID (i.e., driver’s license)

New employees must bring:

  • Signed document from the On-Boarding session; and
  • Government-issued photo ID (i.e., driver’s license)

School Bus Personnel must bring:

  • The Photo ID Request form signed by an employee in the Transportation department; and
  • Government-issued photo ID (i.e., driver’s license)

Unacceptable forms of proof of employment and id verification:

  • An older Photo ID
  • A school ID, even if it has the current year on the ID
  • A HCPSS issued credit card

Photo ID Reprints

If your photo is more than 10 years old, please schedule a date for a new photo session to receive an updated Photo ID.

To obtain a reprint of your Photo ID using your recent picture on file, email photoids@hcpss.org with the following required information in the body of the message:

  1. Employee name
  2. Employee former name (if applicable)
  3. Position
  4. Former position (if applicable)
  5. School
  6. Former school (if applicable)
  7. Your Staff E-Number (located on your paystub, MyPay, or Workday Account)
  8. Verify one of the following:
    • My ID was lost (If this happens, report it to your school’s Principal Secretary or the Office of School Security)
    • My ID is broken (If this happens, please return your broken ID to a Principal Secretary or the Office of School Security)
    • My ID needs to be updated (Once updated, please return your old ID to a Principal Secretary or the Office of School Security)
    • My ID was received with a printing error (If this happens, please return your incorrect ID to a Principal Secretary or the Office of School Security)
    • My name has changed (If this happens, please return your incorrect ID to a Principal Secretary or the Office of School Security)

Note: The photo IDs mailbox is to request ID badges only and you will not receive a response unless there is an issue with your ID request. Your ID badge will be forwarded to you via regular mail unless you note otherwise. Badges are not processed on a daily basis; your patience is appreciated.