How Do I Get A REAL ID?

  1. Gather your documents

    Use DMV’s interactive REAL ID document checklist to gather all of the documentation you will need to apply for your REAL ID.

  2. Complete the application online and upload your documents.

    Be sure to save your confirmation code.

  3. Visit a DMV Office

    Check wait times before you go and bring your application confirmation code. Your confirmation code will work like an appointment.

Watch the Step-by-Step

The REAL ID Application Guide video on how to apply for a REAL ID on DMV’s YouTube Channel.

Cartoon illustration of keys and checklist.

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