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REAL ID Driver License Internet Renewal


Driver License Internet Renewal

REAL ID Driver License with golden bear and star in top right cornerDMV is now offering the option of Federal Compliant REAL ID driver license and ID cards.


A REAL ID card allows you to:

  • Use it as identification to board domestic flights.
  • Enter military bases and most federal facilities.

Apply for a REAL ID

If you don't have a REAL ID, we recommend getting one. You can fill out the application online and plan your office visit to complete the process. Make sure to bring your documents with you:

  • A legal document to prove your identity
  • Name change documents for every legal name change
  • Your social security document
  • Two Residency documents

Renew your REAL ID

If you already have a California issued REAL ID, you may be able to renew it online.

Renew my REAL ID

Federal Non-Compliant ID Federal Non-Compliant Driver License with "Federal Limits Apply" in top right corner

Warning: With a Federal Non-Compliant card:

  • You cannot use this as identification to board domestic flights
  • You cannot use this to enter military bases or most federal facilities

Learn more about REAL ID at

Renew Non-Compliant ID

To learn more about how your information is shared as well as the laws that protect the release of your information visit How Information is Protected or Disclosed.

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