New Arizona Travel ID

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Effective May 3, 2023, the new Travel ID will be required at TSA airport checkpoints for domestic flights. The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division urges everyone to get the Arizona Travel ID. Travel ID Beginning May 3, 2023, people will need a federally-compliant credential to proceed past TSA checkpoints.  To proceed beyond the TSA checkpoints, you will need the Arizona Travel ID, or other form of federally-compliant identification such as a valid U.S. Passport. If you do not have a federally-compliant identification, you risk missing an airline flight because the standard driver license will not be accepted at TSA checkpoints. The new Travel ID is valid for eight years, with some exceptions.
The Arizona Travel ID is the credential that complies with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005. It is available as both a drivers license and identification card. There is a gold star embedded in the card at the upper right corner to show the cardholder has provided added proof of identification to ensure the license or ID meets strict federal requirements. For more information about the REAL ID Act, see the Department of Homeland Security website.
Rules for international travel are unchanged, and a valid passport or equivalent is required to travel outside the United States.
To obtain the new Arizona Travel ID, you must apply in-person at an Arizona Motor Vehicle Division or an authorized third-party provider.

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