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NY Drivers License Good For Domestic Flights For Another Year

NY Drivers License
image: Gothamist (from DMV)

Last month I wrote that¬†NY driver’s licenses + 3 other states won’t be valid for domestic flights starting next year. This was due to the Real ID Act.

This led me to look into what counts as a valid form of ID for domestic flights. With all of this ID talk when it comes to domestic flights, I found it surprising that if you forget your ID, you could still fly!

I just came across some important news from Gothamist which is great for New Yorkers. Continue reading NY Drivers License Good For Domestic Flights For Another Year

What Counts As Valid Form of ID For Domestic Flights

Real ID Act

We recently found out that New York Driver’s Licenses (+ 3 Other States) won’t be valid for domestic flights¬†next year due to the Real ID Act.

(The post mentions Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire & New York as the states in which licenses will not be accepted next year. Some readers pointed out that Arizona and Idaho will also not be valid in the future).

This news might be causing some of us to worry although we don’t know for sure if the rule will even be enforced next year. Continue reading What Counts As Valid Form of ID For Domestic Flights