Notice to Debtors and Attorneys

Effective March 1, 2002, all individual debtors must provide picture identification and proof of Social Security Number to the trustee at the meeting of creditors. If the debtor does not bring the required identification, the 341 Meeting of Creditors will be continued for production of the documentation. Failure to provide the required identification may result in the case being dismissed.

Proof of identity may include:


  • Driver's License

  • Government ID

  • State picture ID

  • Student ID

  • U.S. Passport

  • Military ID

  • Resident alien card

Proof of Social Security Number may include:


  • Driver's license which displays the Social Security number

  • Social Security card

  • Medical insurance card

  • Pay stub

  • W-2 Form

  • Internal Revenue Service form 1099

  • Social Security Administration (SSA) report

  • Any other government-produced document which displays the Social Security number

Please direct any questions pertaining to this requirement to the Office of the U.S. Trustee at (319) 364-2211.