There comes a time in life where possessing an ID might become a necessity. It could be for attending a music festival, renting a hotel room, or buying alcohol. Unfortunately, not everyone has the luxury of possessing a legal ID that is acceptable in every situation. In such cases, many people turn to fake IDs. But let’s face it, fake IDs are not always accurate, and worst of all, they can put you in trouble with the law. However, creating the perfect fake id that looks legitimate is not an impossible feat. To help you out, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to making fake IDs that look real.

First things first, decide what kind of ID you want to create. Do you require a simple ID, or do you need one that has back-up details? This decision will help you focus on the best ID template to use. You can easily find numerous ID templates online, but it’s best to choose one that has a professional and realistic look. For example, look for templates that have security features like a hologram or a barcode.

After selecting the template, you need the right materials to create your ID. These materials include a computer with image editing software, cardstock paper, a laminator, and a laminating pouch. Knowledge of how to use image editing software is essential as you will need to change the details on the new ID. You will need to replace the old ID holder’s picture, name, and address with yours. Be sure that your new ID looks as real as possible.

A crucial point to remember is that your fake ID should always represent the location where you live. Having an ID that represents a state thousands of miles from your actual address can raise suspicion. Tailor your fake ID to fit your locality in terms of the state, date of issue, and expiration date. It’s also vital to ensure the ID’s materials match actual IDs in your area. Prized details such as holograms, the card’s thickness, and the font used can quickly distinguish a fake ID. 

Once everything is ready, and you’ve printed your new ID, it’s time to laminate it. Don’t leave out this essential part as a poorly laminated or an unlaminated ID can quickly give you away. Using a laminator with a heat roller ensures that the lamination process is even and consistent.

Now comes the crucial question, how do you use your new ID without getting caught? It would help if you rehearse the story and detailed information on the fake ID, including the address, birthdate, and any other necessary details. It’s important to look confident when presenting it. Don’t let the bouncer or police officer know that the ID is fake by acting fidgety or nervous. Try to draw attention away from the ID by making light conversation. Remember, if an ID doesn’t work, success relies on how well the owner can bluff their way out of the situation.

Creating a fake ID that looks real can be an easy task if done correctly. The crucial elements include having the right picture, knowing your locality, using correct details, and having top-quality equipment. Always be aware that using a fake ID is illegal, and you could find yourself in trouble with the law. But, if you decide to use one, make sure it looks professional, present it with confidence, and hope for the best. But take note that using a fake ID is not recommended and could have severe consequences.

By Becky Stevens

Rebecca Becky Stevens: Becky, a personal stylist turned blogger, offers readers fashion advice, styling tips, and a look into the latest trends. She is known for helping her readers develop their personal style.