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Real ID Act

As of October 1, 2020, federal agencies will no longer accept non-compliant drivers’ licenses and identification cards per The Department of Homeland Security’s final ruling on the Real ID Act. You must obtain a REAL ID by this time in order to ensure access to the following:
• Nuclear Power Plants
• Federal facilities

Additionally, members will be affected in the following ways:
• Inability to board an aircraft for travelling jobs or to visit the International Training Center without a passport
• Inability to complete the application for a TWIC card, SIDA badge, CFATS credential, PIV card, DOD Common Access Card, etc.

To learn more, visit www.dhs.gov/real-id-public-faqs