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DMV: Don't wait to get your Real ID; head to a DMV sooner rather than later

Posted at 12:09 AM, Feb 09, 2020

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) says its better to get your Real ID sooner rather than later.

DMV officials said more than seven million Californians now have a Real ID.

This is a nearly 400,000 increase over one month.

DMV director Steve Gordon is continuing to urge Californians to go to a DMV office as soon as possible while wait times are low and offices are less crowded.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will require a Real ID driver license or other identification card to board flights within the U.S starting October 1st.