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Check the expiration dates on all your ID documents, and renew before May 7, 2025, if necessary.
Itʼs up to you what type of ID will work best. A passport allows you to fly within the U.S. and around the world, while an Enhanced Driverʼs License (EDL) or Enhanced ID (EID) allows you to fly around the U.S. and travel by land and sea into bordering countries. Discover other options
Not planning to fly? Not to worry, your standard driverʼs license or ID card will work for other U.S. travel like driving in Washington or across state lines, or riding a train.
Your standard driver’s license or ID card will work for other U.S. travel like driving in Washington or across state lines, or riding a train. In July 2018, ID cards began featuring a marking that reads “federal limits apply.” Markings do not indicate citizenship or immigration status. So, if you decide to fly, you’ll need additional ID. Discover your options