Starting Oct. 1, 2020, you will need the special card to board planes for domestic flights or enter other federal facilities without a passport.
A new survey says nearly 40% of Americans don't have a Real ID or any of the other forms of identification required at airport security checkpoints.
Applications for a Real ID card will require several official documents to verify your identity, such as a passport, birth certificate or permanent residency card. Plus, a social security card, pay stub that shows your full social security number. Lastly, applicants will have to show two proofs of residency such as a utility bill or rental agreement.
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