(Washington, DC) - The deadline for getting new federally-approved IDs has been pushed back again by the Department of Homeland Security. Eventually, a special driver’s license or ID, known as a Real-ID, will be required for air travel and access to federal buildings and military bases.
The proper form of the license is distinguished by a star in the upper right hand corner. It can be obtained by providing proper legal documents at the BMV and paying a fee of $17.50.
The deadline has for getting a Real-ID has been pushed back to May 3, 2023. The original deadline of Oct. 1, 2020, was postponed for one year due to the pandemic.