DC Residency Requirements

In partnership with Generation, UDC Community College Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning (WDLL) will be teaching DC specific cohorts and requires proof of DC residency.

Please follow the instructions below for the DC Residency requirement.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Marie Brown at marie.brown@udc.edu.

Step 1: Required Registration Documentation

WDLL Required Registration Documents: Documents must be originals; scanned or taken by picture.
The number of documents required from each grouping is listed in parentheses.

  1. Identification

    Provide (1) document from the following list:

    • DC Driver’s License (valid, not expired)
    • DC Non-Driver ID Card (valid, not expired)
    • Passport (US or Other, valid, not expired)
    • DC Department of Corrections Reentry Identification Card
  2. DC Residency

    Provide (1) document from the following list:

    • Two Most Recent Paystubs: The prospective student’s name (your name) must be listed as the payee on the paystubs and demonstrate DC State Tax Withholding. The paystubs must be dated within the last 30 days of their visit to register for course.
    • DC Department of Motor Vehicle Registration Certificate: The prospective student’s name (your name) must be listed as the owner on the vehicle with a valid expiration date.
    • Certified Copy of DC State Tax Return (prior year returns): The prospective student’s name (your name) must be listed as the filer or a dependent on the return and bear a DC address. Prospective students can request a certified copy of their DC tax returns from:

      DC Office of Tax and Revenue
      Individual Income Tax Service Center
      1101 4th St SW, Suite W270
      Washington, DC 20024
      202-727-4829

    • DC State Benefits Transcript: All benefits statements must list the name of the prospective student (your name) as the addressee or as a member of the household/dependent, show receipt of public benefits from that agency, and bear a DC address. State benefits include TANF assistance, SNAP (food stamps) benefits, DC Unemployment assistance, and SSI benefits.
    • DC Voter Card or DC Voter Registration Profile: The card is mailed to the prospective student (your name) once successfully registered as a District voter. The profile is a printout from the online voter registration website. Follow this link to Check Your Voter Registration.
    • DCPS or DCPCS Transcript with Graduation Date within past 12 months: Recent graduates of DC Public and Public Charter schools can qualify as a DC resident based on their classification as a DC resident for secondary schooling. The transcript is required to confirm graduation and to confirm residency status.

Step 2: Instructions for Account Creation and Document Upload

Please complete Step 1 by clicking this link and follow the steps below:

  1. Click this link and select Create Account in the top rightStep One Create Account
  2. Enter your personal email and you receive an email containing a Verification Code Step Two Enter Email
  3. Enter the Verification Code on the websiteStep Three Enter Verification Code
  4. Complete your Registrant Profile (any field with * is required) to finish creating your accountStep Four Complete Registrant Profile
  5. Once your account is created, you will receive a new account confirmation email. Log into your account with the username and password you created. Step Five Log into New Account
  6. Click on Documents in the My Account section.Step Six Document Section
  7. Upload two registration documents as specified in the Required Registration Documentation list above by entering information in each field and clicking on Upload Document. You must upload one document at a time in PDF format. Step Seven Document Upload

Instructions for iPhone/iPad Document Upload

To upload a document to the WDLL Student Portal, download and install Adobe Scan (free in the App Store), and follow the instructions provided below.

  1. Launch Adobe Scan and sign in.

    Adobe Scan Login
  2. Once you are signed in, camera is activated automatically.
  3. If Document mode is not selected, slide menu to select it.

    Activated Camera in Document Mode
  4. Touch the hollow circle to capture image; image should appear on the screen.

    Scanned Document
  5. Name and save the document.

    Renamed Document

Instructions for Android Document Upload

To upload a document to the WDLL Student Portal, download and install Adobe Scan (free), and follow the instructions provided below.

  1. Launch Adobe Scan and sign in.

    Adobe Scan Login
  2. Once you are signed in, camera is activated automatically.
  3. Capture image of document, ID, etc.; image should appear on the screen.

    Captured Image
  4. Tap the options/menu icon (three vertical dots) in the top right corner; menu should open.
  5. Tap Print; menu should open.

    Print Document
  6. Confirm that Set as PDF is the current print device (top left corner); if not, tap the down arrow (top right corner) to select Save as PDF in the list.
  7. Name the document.
  8. Tap Save PDF button to save document.

    Save Document to PDF