How do I check my guest's driver's license? A traveler must present a valid driver's license, and NOT an ID card in order to be able to rent a car. © 2014 Drivers License Guide Co. Related articles How do I coordinate handing off my keys to my guest? Do I need to check my guest's driver's license? How do I report a late return? How do I get paid for incidental trip costs? How can I make my car more attractive to travelers?