Community ID Cards

ID Cards are now being issued on Wednesdays from 3PM to 5PM, Fridays from 9AM to 11AM, and Saturdays from 9AM to 12PM in TRENTON and on Tuesdays from 4PM to 7PM in PRINCETON, by appointment only.
To schedule an appointment, please call (609) 688-0881 or email


YES, this card recognizes you as a Mercer County Area resident. It is useful to you when you have to verify your identification and place of residence, or in case of emergency.

The Mercer County Area Community ID Card is accepted by:

  • Police officers from the following municipalities:
    • City of Trenton
    • Ewing
    • Plainsboro
    • Princeton, and
    • West Windsor
  • Mercer County Sheriff officers
  • Municipal offices and courts
  • Emergency personnel (fire, ambulance, hospital ER)
  • Most clinics or doctor’s offices
  • Municipal and County Parks and swimming pools
  • Public libraries
  • Public schools
  • Private Social Services and Charitable organizations
  • Banks, pharmacies, and stores
Valid in Mercer County.