Buy original quality German ID card online. Model 2020 year. Validation period 10 years (six years if the holder is under 24 on the date of issue). According to the German law of obligation of identification, it is compulsory for everyone in Germany age 16 or older to possess either an identity card (German: Personalausweis) or a passport. German citizens travelling inside Europe can use their ID card, which is a machine-readable travel document, instead of a passport.