REAL ID Question
February 15, 2020
Question: Do I need to obtain the new Real ID and Driver’s License when my license expires?
Answer: The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) began issuing REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and ID cards on Oct. 1, 2018, to comply with the federal REAL ID Act.
Minnesotans are not required to obtain a REAL ID driver’s license or ID card; however, starting Oct. 1, 2020, a REAL ID, enhanced driver’s license or ID card, passport or passport card or another acceptable form of identification will be required to board a domestic flight or...