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REAL ID at DAL

Post Date:10/21/2019 11:33 AM

Starting Oct. 1, 2020, all travelers 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board flights at all U.S. airports, including Dallas Love Field.

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Travelers can determine if their drivers license is REAL ID-compliant by looking for the cutout of a star in a gold background in the upper right-hand corner of the license.

The Transportation Security Administration recommends that travelers make plans to get a REAL ID now, rather than waiting until the deadline passes.

Travelers who do not have a REAL ID may use a U.S. passport, military ID or other form of approved identification.

Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act enacted the 9/11 Commission's recommendation that the federal government “set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver's licenses.”

Visit the Department of Homeland Security website for more information about REAL ID.

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