Which ID is right for me?
See sample Standard, REAL and Enhanced documents.
|ID Features||Standard||Real ID||Enhanced|
|Can use for Photo ID purposes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Is acceptable for Federal REAL ID purposes||No||Yes||Yes|
|Can use to board a domestic flight (within the U.S.)||Not after May 7, 2025||Yes||Yes|
|Can use to enter a Federal building or military base||Not after May 7, 2025||Yes||Yes|
|Can use to cross U.S. border from Canada, Mexico and some Caribbean countries||No||No||Yes|
|Shows your residential address (where you live)||No, Standard ID shows your mailing address.||Yes||Yes|
|Requires an office visit to get one (if getting an ID for the first time)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Requires an office visit to replace or renew||No||No, unless you are changing from a Standard||No, unless you are changing from a Standard|
|Cost (in addition to regular transaction fees)||No||No||Yes - $30|
|Displays on the front of the document|
NOT FOR FEDERAL PURPOSES
See sample 'REAL ID'