REAL ID deadline for driver licences pushed back due to COVID-19 pandemic

New deadline to be announced


If your driver's license doesn't have a gold star on it, you might not have been able to use it to get past the TSA checkpoints to fly commercially by October--but not anymore.

The deadline for compliance with the REAL ID act has been pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The REAL ID Act is a federal law passed by Congress after 9/11 that establishes specific federal requirements for state-issued driver license and identity cards to be accepted for certain federal purposes, like entering a federal building or boarding a domestic flight.

President Trump made the announcement of the delay on Monday after the urging of governors and lawmakers, who say states were having trouble processing new identification request.

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