New York State Pushes Citizens to Get REAL ID

DMV LAUNCHES “REAL ID” PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AND ENCOURAGES ALL NEW YORKERS TO GET A “REAL ID” NOW The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles today launched a REAL ID public awareness campaign and urged New Yorkers to get a REAL ID now. According to the federal REAL ID Act, those wishing to fly within the U.S. using their New York State- issued license or ID card will need a REAL ID or Enhanced Driver License (EDL) starting October 1, 2020. DMV encourages everyone who is renewing or obtaining a license or non-driver ID for the first time to get a REAL ID. For more information about REAL ID and Enhanced Driver Licenses, visit dmv.ny.gov/REALID. “REAL ID is available at all DMV offices statewide and we encourage you to get your new license or non-driver ID today, especially if you are renewing or applying for the first time,” said Read More