Beginning October 1, 2020, you will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the United States.

Learn about flying with a REAL ID at

Acceptable IDs for airport screening include, but are not limited to:
  • REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID
  • U.S. passport
  • U.S. passport card
  • DHS trusted traveler cards
  • U.S. military ID
  • Permanent resident card
  • Federally recognized, tribal photo ID
  • Foreign government-issued passport
For a complete list of acceptable IDs, visit

Does your ID have a star?

REAL ID cards are generally marked with a star at the top of the card. If you’re not sure, contact your state driver’s license agency