REAL ID Driver’s Licenses Now Available
The New York DMV began to issue REAL ID driver’s licenses on Monday. The REAL ID compliant license will be needed beginning on October 1, 2020 in order to board domestic flights, enter military bases and enter certain federal facilities. You may also use an enhanced driver’s license, permit, or non-driver ID card or a valid U.S. Passport or other identification acceptable to the federal government. To get the REAL ID compliant license you must go to your local NY DMV office.