Field guide to getting a Real ID

  • [photo by Larry Handy]

    [photo by Larry Handy]

As of October 1, Real ID will be required to use your driver’s license for air travel or to enter federal sites

By Marcy Axness, TME

•What is a Real ID?

It is a driver’s license or ID that is compliant with a law Congress passed following 9/11, establishing standardized national security requirements for these state-issued documents.

•Does everyone have to get a Real ID?

No, I learned from…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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Reporter Marcy Axness with the documents taken to the Taft DMV to secure a Real ID: her social security card, U.S. passport, California vehicle registration and SCE bill. The process was fast and easy.

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This is part of the February 7, 2020 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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