Questions tagged [real-id]

This is NOT about "real"-vs.-"fake" IDs. Rather, it refers to the REAL ID requirement of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Transportation Security Agency (TSA), which is a set of requirements for IDs that the TSA will accept at U.S. airports.

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Can a person possess a enhanced non drivers id and a Real Id at the same time?

Right now I currently have a NY standard Non Driver Id and a FL Real Id Non Driver Id. I know that a person cannot have two Real Ids or else the older id will get terminated. I opted out for the ...
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(When) do you need to get a new ID from your new state if you don't drive? [closed]

Let's say you have a driver's license from your state, and it's a REAL ID. Now you're moving to another state, but you won't be driving there, and you don't have any vehicles registered in your name. ...
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Is my US Drivers License valid to board an airplane?

In May, I received a new Minnesota State Drivers license. This Driver's license is not a Real ID, and is marked with NOT FOR FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION. According to TSA RealID Info I believe that this ...
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California driver's license expires in May, can I get a RealID without visiting a DMV?

Like probably most of the rest of the US, I'm currently staying home with very, very few exceptions. My driver's license however expires in May (now extended 60 more days), and I have never had a ...
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How to get a Real ID in California with my married name, when I am divorced?

I'm asking this on behalf of my other half. She got married in the 90s, and so changed her last name as so many women do. When she divorced in the early 00s, she did not go back to her maiden name ...
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I'm a resident of Maryland and my state is Compliant with Real ID, can I still use my old ID to fly?

I have a trip coming up at the beginning of next month where I need to fly and I need to know if, since my state is compliant with Real ID, do I need to update my card or will my old ID still get me ...
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What forms of ID do I need to fly domestically from Massachusetts after October, 2018?

I am planning to fly to Texas in a few weeks, but I do not have a Real ID. I have a standard Massachusetts license and a passport, and the passport is going to expire within 6 months. To fly ...
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Do Californians need a REAL ID by October 2018 or 2020?

The California Department of Motor Vehicles says: There is no need to rush into a DMV field office. Until October 1, 2020, a valid California driver license or ID card can be used for federal ...
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What forms of ID do I need to fly domestically from Arkansas after January, 2018?

My wife has an Arkansas driver's License, though it's not one of the new REAL ID licenses. The DHS says: Starting January 22, 2018, passengers who have driver's licenses issued by a state that is not ...
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