Don’t miss an important meeting or family gathering, and don’t be that
person who makes everyone else wait in line.
Real IDs are set to become a new requirement in the security process for
flying in the United States, and if you don’t take the necessary steps to
prepare for the changes, you won’t be going anywhere. Starting Oct. 1,
2020, all travelers 18 years of age and older will be required to have a
Real ID-compliant driver’s license, or another acceptable form of
identification, to fly in the United States. Minors do not need Real
ID-compliant identification as long as they are accompanied by a compliant
The Real ID Act was originally passed by Congress in 2005 following a
recommendation by the 9/11 Commission that the federal government increase
standards and security for identification. The legislation established new
regulations for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards and
instructs federal agencies not to accept ...