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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
and last updated 2020-02-09 03:09:50-05

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.