You will need your smartphone and a desktop or laptop computer with Internet access to complete the process.

1. Download the Alabama eID app.

2. Photograph your driver license or state ID card.

3. Take a selfie with the app to activate your eID.

  • Take the selfie with a solid background behind you
  • Face the light source
  • Face has to be centered in the oval and they should be turning roughly 45 degrees from straight on
  • Match the speed of the model in the help video

4. Register your eID with the Alabama Department of Revenue.

  • Go to the My Alabama Taxes portal on your desktop or laptop computer.
  • Click "Register your Alabama eID"
  • A QR code will appear. Scan this with the Alabama eID app on your phone.
  • If you do not complete this step immediately after installing the app, you may need to open the app again and take a selfie to unlock it.