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  • NC Identity Fraud

    Changes Coming to Prevent NC Identity Fraud

    As of February 25th, a new State-to-State Electronic Verification System, will provide NC residents the extra protection they need against identity fraud. The updated system will notify the NCDMV of those who carry a driver’s license in more than one state. The system will be able to confirm a...
  • REAL ID PA

    REAL ID PA Updates

    A backlog of nearly 30,000 unprocessed PennDOT applications for the REAL ID PA cards, is raising concerns for applicants trying to obtain their new card before the deadline of October 1, 2020. Few have reported waiting weeks, some even months to receive their new ID cards. It is estimated...
  • Tennessee REAL ID

    Tennessee REAL ID Coming In July 2019

    Starting July 1, 2019, Tennessee residents will have the option to upgrade to federally approved ID cards. Not everyone is required to have the updated ID card. However, if residents are traveling via planes, entering federal buildings, or military bases and do not have a passport handy, this new...
  • Arizona travel

    Arizona Travel Updates

    Changes coming to Arizona travel requirements will give residents the option to update their driver’s license to be Real ID compliant. Travelers are required to present this new form of identification at the various checkpoints at airlines, according to TSA. The new ID will be an updated version of...
  • North Carolina REAL ID

    North Carolina REAL ID

    Like many other states, North Carolina will begin enforcing the new REAL ID Act beginning October 1, 2020. The North Carolina REAL ID will give residents access to federal buildings, military installations, nuclear sites, and TSA security check points. For residents who do not wish to update their ID...
  • California REAL ID extension

    California REAL ID Extension

    The California REAL ID extension is now April 1, 2019, giving the state and its residents an additional three months to prepare before the deadline, confirmed by the California Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Homeland Security.   The extension will grant those with a valid California...
  • Oregon Driver's License

    Oregon Driver’s License to Update in 2019

    Residents renewing their Oregon driver’s license can expect to see some new changes beginning early 2019. Last updated in 2003, the Oregon driver’s license will show off a more colorful look as part of the new card’s security features. The new features will make it more difficult to alter...
  • REALID Act updates

    Real ID Act Updates

    Planning a vacation takes a lot of work. There’s a lot to consider from purchasing tickets, packing, and even trying not to miss your flight. The last thing a traveler needs to worry about is being turned away at the gate due to not having proper identification.   The...