Real ID Deadline Extended to 2025
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Beginning May 7, 2025, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will begin to officially enforce the REAL ID Act of 2005.

Driver’s licenses that are not REAL ID compliant will no longer be accepted for domestic flights at any U.S. airport.  Traditional driver’s licenses are still valid for driving. A valid passport will remain necessary for international travel. Please visit the following resources for information:


REAL ID Programs By State:


Alternate Acceptable Identification:

  • U.S. passport or passport card
  • U.S. Department of Defense ID
  • DHS trusted traveler cards (Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST)
  • Foreign government-issued passport

Additional Resources: