How does a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or state ID differ from a standard driver's license or state ID?

Your REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID card will have a star in a gold circle printed on it – or the American flag in the case of an enhanced license or ID card. Standard licenses and state IDs (which do not meet the federal REAL ID requirements) will have “Not for Federal Identification” printed on them.




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