Oakland to Offer Nation’s First City Identification/Debit Card


Oakland is launching the Oakland City ID Prepaid MasterCard program this week, making it he first card of its kind in the country.
Oakland will provide the ID card for its residents now lacking an official form of identification; and to provide optional, secure financial services and products to those unbanked and under banked.
All city residents able to provide proof of identity and residency in Oakland are eligible for the card.