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State Transportation Director Answers Real ID Questions

State Transportation Director Answers Real ID Questions


BACK TO YOU. Kristine: RUSH TO GET REAL ID’S NEEDED FOR TRAVEL. TALKING ABOUT THE DRIVER’S LICENSE WITH THE STAR IN A GOLD CIRCLE. WHEN EXACTLY DO YOU NEED IT BY AND WHY? JAY DIRECTOR OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION JOINS US NOW WITH MORE. GOOD MORNING, DIRECTOR. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR STOPPING BY. GOOD MORNING. THANK YOU FOR HAVING US. Kristine: IT’S VERY IMPORTANT. SOME PEOPLE MIGHT BE CONFUSED, MIGHT THINK ABOUT THE DEADLINES AND RUSH. REMIND US AGAIN WHAT HAPPENS NEXT OCTOBER 1. WELL, BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2020, YOU NEED TO HAVE A REAL ID COMPLIANT IDENTIFICATION TO FLY WITHIN IT’S UNITED STATES. Kristine: AGAIN, IT IS OCTOBER 1 OF NEXT YEAR. SO PEOPLE MIGHT BE WONDERING WHY ARE WE TALKING ABOUT IT A YEAR IN ADVANCE? WE WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW, WE HAVE ABOUT ONE YEAR REMAINING UNTIL THE FEDERAL DEADLINE. WE DON’T WANT PEOPLE TO BE SURPRISE AND WE WANT THEM TO PLAN AHEAD. AND NOT WAIT AT THE LAST MINUTE. SO THERE’S STILL TIME TO GET THE REAL ID COMPLIANT. Kristine: DO PEOPLE HAVE TO GET THAT STAR IN THE GOLD CIRCLE MARKING TO TRAVEL? NO. THEY DON’T NEED TO GET THE REAL ID COMPLIANT. THEY CAN USES FORS OF IDENTIFICATION. LIKE PASSPORTS, MILITARY ID, PERMIT RESIDENCY CARDS, THERE’S OTHER, OTHER IDENTIFICATION THAT IS ACCEPTABLE TO TSA. Kristine: WE WANT TO REMIND PEOPLE. A HOUGHTAILING PEOPLE LIKE TO USE THEIR TRIEFER’S LICENSE TO CONVENE AND VERY SMALL. EVERYWHERE. THAT’S CORRECT. THAT’S WHY WE’RE TELLING PEOPLE HOW TO GET THEIR, PLAN AHEAD AND GET REAL ID COMPLIANT. Kristine: DOES THAT AMEN YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE WILL STILL BE VALID AFTER OCTOBER 1 OF NEXT YEAR. YES. EVEN P WITHOUT ON THE REAL ID OR THE STAR IN THE GOLD CIRCLE, YOU STILL, DRIVER’S LICENSE WILL STILL BE VALID. Kristine: STILL BE VALID. JUST CAN’T USE IT TO TRAF. CAN USE SOMETHING ELSE INSTEAD. IT YOU’RE STAMPED OR NEARED OTHER KIND OF — IF YOU’RE STOPPED OR NEED OTHER ID THAT’S CORRECT. Kristine: PEOPLE MIGHT BE HAVING A HARD TIME MAKING APPOINTMENT. DON’T WANT TO WAIT IN THE LONG LINES. RUSHING TO GET THIS STAR. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO STAY? FOR OAHU, AND MAUI, YOU CAN ALOHA FOR HONOLULU. AND JUST DON’T WAIT AT THE LAST MINUTE. BECAUSE WE WANT, THERE’S STILL TIME. WE HAVE A JUST ABOUT A YEAR GO BEFORE THE DEADLINE. JUST GO ON WEBSITE. I KNOW IT’S SOMETIMES GETS, THERE’S A LOT OF PEOPLE GET ON AT THE SAME TIME. JUST KEEP TRYING. Kristine: YOU CAN WAIT BECAUSE THERE’S TIME. AGAIN, DON’T WAIT TILL THE LAST TIME. IF YOU DON’T HAVE TIME THE NEXT MONTH, EVEN COUPLE MONTHS, IT’S OKAY. YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO MEET THE OCTOBER 1 DEADLINE. IF YOU DON’T HAVE, IT’S OKAY. AS LONG AS YOU HAVE YOUR PASSPORT, OR ANOTHER FORM OF ID, CAN YOU STILL TRAVEL. RIGHT? CORRECT. Kristine: AGAIN, OCTOBER 1. 2020. DON’T FORGET. THANK YOU SO MUCH. DIRECTOR OF STATE D.O.T. FOR BEING HERE.

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