Oklahoma Pushes out Date for REAL ID Conversion

Oklahoma Receives REAL ID Extension through October 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin and the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced they have been notified that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted the state’s REAL ID extension through Oct. 10, 2019. This means the federal government will continue to recognize Oklahoma driver’s licenses and ID cards until that time. “This is great news for Oklahomans, and means there will be no restrictions on individuals using Oklahoma licenses to fly or access federal buildings through October 10 of next year,” said Fallin. “Oklahoma is actively working towards full compliance.” Public Safety Commissioner Rusty Rhoades said: “There have been many questions recently about Oklahoma’s status regarding REAL ID. DPS is actively working towards making Oklahoma REAL ID compliant and will use this time to gain compliance.” Congress passed the REAL ID Act in 2005 to make driver’s Read More