SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- The California Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding residents about the looming REAL ID deadline.
Starting October 1, 2020, U.S. residents will need a REAL ID to fly domestically or enter secure federal facilities and military bases.
The new ID is the result of the 9/11 Commission's recommendation to establish standards for identity verification and security features.
In California, a gold bear and star indicates REAL ID compliance.
The DMV is also reminding residents about requirements to obtain a REAL ID. Check out the requirements below:
- One proof of Identity – Original or Certified (Valid passport, birth certificate, etc.)
- One proof of Social Security number (Social Security card or W-2 form showing entire number)
- Two different proofs of California Residency showing street address Paper documents required. (Utility or cell phone bill, bank statement, mortgage bill, etc.)
Click here for a full list of acceptable application documents.