What to Know About the New Airport Security Deadline

(Jan. 2020) Just in time for South Florida’s next high winter season, on October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will start requiring all Americans to present a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of authenticated ID to go through airport security checkpoints. A traditional driver’s license will no longer be accepted through airport security and federal facilities. Check your wallet. Most REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses feature a star in the upper-right corner. The style of the star will vary depending on the state. Unless you plan to start using your U.S. passport for ALL flights, [...]