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Has anyone updated their drivers license to the, "REAL ID", yet?

Old 12-16-2018, 09:53 AM
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real_ID_Act

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Old 12-16-2018, 09:59 AM
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Im good. Easy process, just a little extra paperwork. I travel extensively and just getting a jump on the insanity.
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I did when they first came available here in NC. I needed to make a change on my license so I just took the required documents with me and got it done. Really nothing to it.
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Yes. Additional verification is required, so that your state license is compliant with the new Federal standards. Wife brought her license, Pistol permit, and passport I think. Since she had her shit together ahead of time, it was no big deal.
I'll do mine in a couple of months on my birthday.
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Have a passport and a passport card. Card's always in my wallet. That's about as real an ID as I'd ever need. But, I suppose there are many out there that see no value in having a passport.
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Passport and a utility bill was all I needed when I renewed

Screwed me up, I couldn't renew my other three drivers licenses with different names
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Old 12-16-2018, 10:23 AM
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We have Passports.
My license id up for renewal in 2025. Wife is 2019.


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Think by reading the requirements I may have done it and didn't know.
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Old 12-16-2018, 10:38 AM
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Geez.

When I was young, I had to "update" my license to be a fake ID.

Now I gotta update it to be a real ID.

What a confusing world we live in.
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I dont need a real ID in NC, governor just vetoed a requirement to have a valid ID to vote...so I can continue to use my not so real driver's license and my passport at the airport...saves me from giving more money to the state for a license I already paid them for that is supposed to be a valid ID.......next time they ask to see it I'll tell them ...uhhhh I'm a traveler...lol
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Old 12-16-2018, 11:00 AM
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Yep did it last month. A couple extra pieces of paper and an appointment at the DMV. I did the update cause we were getting our passports for the first time.
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Originally Posted by Weekend-Hooker View Post
I dont need a real ID in NC, governor just vetoed a requirement to have a valid ID to vote...so I can continue to use my not so real driver's license and my passport at the airport...saves me from giving more money to the state for a license I already paid them for that is supposed to be a valid ID.......next time they ask to see it I'll tell them ...uhhhh I'm a traveler...lol
Veto should be overridden next week. We'll see.
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Real ID = picture of real old man. That's the primary downside I suppose.
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I did it and here was nothing to it.
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Yes. Link attached for NC documentation requirements.
https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/license-id...uirements.aspx

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Originally Posted by williamwallus View Post
Think by reading the requirements I may have done it and didn't know.
Look at your Driver's License for the star. If there then yes. If not then it won't be.
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Never heard of it
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Originally Posted by Mako 234 View Post
Never heard of it
That's one reason I posted it. I didn't know about it until my wife asked me about it.

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Of you are doing it strictly for air travel, TSA Global entry negates the need if you happen to already have it.
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We need to go thru all this so we can travel freely within our own nation. Yet...others can just walk in and......
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