IDNYC: Now for New Yorkers 10 and up
The minimum age to apply for an IDNYC card has been lowered to 10 years old.
New Yorkers ages 10 through 13 can now take advantage of IDNYC benefits like free one-year memberships at many cultural institutions, plus discounts on movies, amusement parks, and other entertainment options. Additionally, your IDNYC can be used as a city-wide library card.
New Yorkers age 10 and up are eligible to apply for IDNYC, regardless of their immigration status. Applicants ages 10 through 13 must apply with a Caretaker who will be required to present their own proof of identity worth 3 points, and proof of residency if the applicant lives with them. Applicants must also present their own identity document(s) worth at least two points, at least one of which includes their date of birth (such as a birth certificate). For more information about the documents that IDNYC requires for applicants and Caretakers, refer to our Document Calculator.
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With your IDNYC card, you'll receive access to exclusive discounts on 75,000+ classes in New York City. Visit CourseHorse to browse and book.
You'll get 15% off ($15 maximum discount per course) NYC-based classes that include:
To claim your exclusive class discount, you'll need your ID number on the front of your IDNYC card and your email address. Visit CourseHorse.com to redeem.
Kid-Friendly Museums and Cultural Institutions
Get free one-year memberships from the Brooklyn Children's Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo (which gives you access to all of the city's zoos), and more.
KidPass is a new kind of monthly membership that allows parents to instantly search and book over 20,000 kids activities including baby music classes, indoor play spaces, swimming lessons, soccer programs, arts & crafts workshops, musuems, camps, family experiences, and more! KidPass is the largest kids activity site in New York City and is used by thousands of parents every day. Get access to the city's best kids programs and drop-in classes with a touch of a button.
IDNYC cardholders get an 80% discount on their first month on the Basic Membership plan.
Discounts are available only to cardholders who are first time KidPass members, and are limited to one redemption per household. To access your membership benefit, go to the KidPass IDNYC page and enter your IDNYC ID to receive a promo code.
TADA! Youth Theater
TADA! Youth Theater provides young people from different backgrounds with musical theater programs that inspire them to be creative, learn, and think differently. IDNYC cardholders receive a 10% discount on all TADA! programming. To redeem the discount, enter “IDNYC” as the discount code when purchasing tickets or registering for a class or camp through the TADA! website.