ID cards are issued by nearly every government, military or corporation for the purposes of verifying a sentients Identity. They often include such identifying features such as a photo or holo of an individual along with their address, clearance level, or additional biometric information. They allow individuals to travel freely, access certain buildings and districts, receive government assistance, and, in certain sectors, vote. Because of their necessity and importance, most governments require citizens and employees to carry their ID cards at all times. Being discovered without one can have grave consequences.