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DMV urges New Yorkers to upgrade to a Real ID before deadline
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is urging New Yorkers to upgrade to a Real ID before the federal deadline if they want to fly domestically. The deadline is May 3, 2023.
“Don’t wait until the last minute,” said DMV Commissioner Mark J.F. Schroeder. “Get your Real ID today and you’ll be ready to fly anywhere in the U.S., at any time in the future.”
The DMV said nearly 5 million New Yorkers have already upgraded to a Real ID. Schroeder said the current pace of upgrades is not enough to ensure every New Yorker who wants to fly is able to before the deadline.
“If your license is up for renewal, you can get a Real ID at no additional cost,” said Schroeder. “A standard license will no longer be accepted to fly within the U.S., so the best time to get a Real ID is now, especially if you are renewing a license.”
Customers whose licenses are not up for renewal can get a Real ID for $12.50. A Real ID is also needed to enter some federal buildings.
You can also upgrade to an Enhanced License instead of a Real ID. The enhanced license meets the same federal requirement as a Real ID and can be used as identification when returning to the United States from Canada, Mexico and some countries in the Caribbean.
More information about Real ID and how to upgrade is available on the DMV website.
REAL ID： Requirements, Appointments and How to get itDocumented
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A REAL ID is a DMV-issued driver’s license, learner permit or non-driver ID that is federally compliant, and will be required after May 2023 to board domestic flights or enter federal buildings. Here we list information regarding its appointment requirements, cost, and how to get one.
It was part of the REAL ID Act of 2005, which “established minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits federal agencies from accepting for certain purposes driver’s licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards.”
Originally, its compliance was set to be implemented in October 2020, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
There are three types of IDs that you can apply for: Standard ID, REAL ID, and Enhanced ID. All three IDs can be used for photo identification and proof of address. These are the main differences between the three:
The price for the REAL ID and Standard ID are the same (between $6.50 to $13.00). Enhanced IDs cost $30.00 more.
Also read: IDNYC card: What Is, How to Apply and Its Benefits
To apply one must show proof of U.S. citizenship, lawful permanent residency or temporary lawful status in the U.S. Undocumented New Yorkers are not eligible to apply for it.
New York and New Jersey allows people without a status to apply for a standard driver’s license, which can be used for driving and identification purposes but not to travel domestically after May 2023.
To apply you will need to fill out form MV44, and have the following documentation to prove your identity, status and your residency. You will need to make an appointment online via your state’s DMV.
Proof of identity: such as a valid license, birth certificate or passportProof of Social Security number or Social Security number ineligibilityProof of your date of birth.Proof of U.S. citizenship, lawful permanent residency or temporary lawful status in the U.S.Two different pieces of proof of New York State residence such as a utility bill, bank statement or mortgage statement (P.O. Box not acceptable). This address will be displayed on your card. If the name on your license, permit, or non-driver ID application does not match the name on your identity, lawful status, and social security documents you must bring court or government issued documents that show the event causing your name change such as a marriage license, divorce decree, adoption, or court ordered document.
How do I know if my license or identification card is REAL ID compliant?
REAL IDs will have a star at the top corner. This differs from a non compliant ID which usually lists “not valid for federal purposes.”
If I do not have a federally compliant ID can I use a foreign passport to travel domestically?
Yes. Foreign government-issued passports will still be accepted for traveling domestically.
I have DACA, can I get it?
Yes. DACA recipients can get a federal complaint ID, if they have an Employment Authorization Card (I-688B or I-766) with photo, accompanied by documentation approved by Homeland Security (e.g., I-797) (link)
Also read: DACA program eligibility and requirements 2021
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