Fact Or Fiction:Driver’s licenses from New York, Louisiana, Minnesota, American Samoa or New Hampshire will no longer be enough to get on a domestic commercial flight.
FACT! Starting in 2016, travelers from five U.S. states will not be able to use their driver’s licenses as ID to board domestic flights
The standard licenses from New York, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and American Samoa are considered “noncompliant” with the security standards.
Starting sometime next year a secondary document will be required. Acceptable” IDs include passports and passport cards, as well as permanent resident cards, U.S. military ID, and DHS trusted traveler cards such a Global Entry and NEXUS. There will be a 3 month grace period as a warning to travelers.
Children under 18 will not be required to have the ID as long as they are accompanied by an ID's adult.
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Leigh Ann Arnholt