Travelers should be advised that after October 1, 2020, only Enhanced licenses or REAL IDs will be accepted as forms of identification for boarding a domestic flight (unless you already have a Passport).

More information can be found on the New York State DMV website here.

If you have questions about which NYS ID is right for you, check out this video put together by the New York State DMV here.

For more general background about the history of REAL ID, visit the DMV’s Federal REAL ID page here.