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Have you applied for the Star Card?

A year after Idaho began issuing the Star Card, Idaho’s Real ID, five percent of Idahoans have applied for the card.

Without it on your driver’s license, you won’t be able to board a plane or enter a federal facility.

Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security will require a Star Card, or other approved credential such as a passport, to get through security at airports, courthouses and military bases.

As of Tuesday, 70,000 of 1.25 million licensed drivers in Idaho have a Star Card.

The DMV has developed a helpful “Add the Star” online tool you can use to determine the documents you need to bring to obtain a Star Card. It is also mailing renewal postcards to Idahoans whose driver’s licenses or IDs are going to expire, urging them to consider getting a Star Card.(You can view the image in higher resolution HERE.)

For a full list of compliant credentials, go HERE.

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