How does a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or state ID differ from one that is not REAL ID compliant?

Your REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID card (standard and Enhanced) will have a star in a gold circle printed on it. Enhanced licenses and state ID cards that do not have a star on them are REAL ID compliant and will be printed with a star when renewed or replaced. Standard licenses and state IDs that do not meet the federal REAL ID requirements will have “Not for Federal Identification” printed on them.




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