What will you need in 2020?

Check the boxes below to discover if you'll be ready for REAL ID in 2020. No information is stored in your browser or anywhere else.

How old are you?
Why does this matter?
REAL ID only affects people ages 18 and older.
What forms of ID do you have?
(Select as many as apply)
Do you regularly travel by plane or plan to in the future?
Why does this matter?
On Oct. 1, 2020, the REAL ID Act will require more than a standard driver’s license or ID card to travel by plane in the U.S. and into bordering countries by land or sea.
YOUR OPTIONS
No ID required!
Children 17 and younger are REAL ID exempt.
YOUR OPTIONS
Youʼre all set!
Check the expiration dates on all your ID documents, and renew before Oct. 1, 2020 if necessary.
YOUR OPTIONS
You need additional ID to fly.

Itʼs up to you what type of ID will work best. A passport allows you to fly within the U.S. and around the world, while an Enhanced Driverʼs License (EDL) or Enhanced ID (EID) allows you to fly around the U.S. and travel by land and sea into bordering countries. Discover other options

Not planning to fly? Not to worry, your standard driverʼs license or ID card will work for other U.S. travel like driving in Washington or across state lines, or riding a train.

YOUR OPTIONS
You donʼt fly, so youʼre all set.

Your standard driverʼs license or ID card will work for other U.S. travel like driving in Washington or across state lines, or riding a train. Starting in July 2018, renewed or new standard driverʼs licenses and ID cards will feature a marking that they may not be accepted for federal purposes. Markings do not indicate citizenship or immigration status. So if you decide to fly, youʼll need additional ID. Discover your options