How Do I Get A REAL ID Driver’s License In California??


DRIVER LICENSE / ID CARD: To apply, you must visit a DMV field office and present original or certified documents (no photocopies) proving your identity, Social Security number, and California residency (beginning April 2019 two different residency documents are required.

What documents do I need to get a real ID?

A: In order to apply for a REAL ID driver license or ID card, you must visit a DMV field office and submit federally required ID documents such as a U.S. passport, passport card, an original or certified copy of a birth certificate, also proof of social security number on a W-2, or paystub.

Do I need a real ID to fly in 2018?

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin implementing REAL ID enforcement at US airports in January 2018. By October 1, 2020, every air traveler will need a REAL ID-compliant license (or another acceptable form of ID such as a passport) for domestic air travel.

Do I need a real ID to fly in California?

The California DMV only required one document proving residency, while the federal government said two would be required. Until April 2019, Californians flying out of the state will be able to use their driver’s license or California ID, according to the DHS website.

What is the real ID California?

REAL ID Enforcement: California. California has an extension for REAL ID enforcement, allowing Federal agencies to accept driver’s licenses and identification cards from California at Federal facilities, nuclear power plants and federally regulated commercial aircraft until April 10, 2019.

Do I need real ID to fly?

Adult passengers 18 and over must show valid identification at the airport checkpoint in order to travel. Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, if you plan to use your state-issued ID or license to fly within the U.S., make sure it is REAL ID compliant.

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