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Real ID

Don’t miss your flight – be ready for Real ID.

  • Beginning May 3, 2025 – you must have a Real ID compliant drivers license or Passport / Passport Card in order to:
    • Board Domestic commercial flights
    • Enter a military base
    • Enter a federal facility
  • Gold Star – only driver’s licenses that are compliant with Real ID will have a GOLD STAR.

*If your driver’s license / ID card does not have a gold star, you will not be able to use it to board a domestic commercial flight.
*The newly designed Driver’s License is not Real ID compliant without the GOLD star.

  • How can I apply for and acquire a Real ID?
    • Visit a Real ID Center and receive your Real ID the same day!
      • 1101 MacArthur Road, Whitehall (Lehigh Valley)
      • 1085 Hanover Street, Wilkes-Barre (Northeast PA)
      • 2090 Lincoln Highway East, East Lancaster (Western PA / Reading Area)
      • 1700 Markley Street, Norristown (Southeastern PA)
  • What documents do I need: 
    • Proof of Identity – original or certified birth certificate with raised seal or valid Passport
    • Proof of Social Security Number – Social Security Card
    • Two proofs of current PA address – Driver’s License, Vehicle Registration, Auto Insurance, utility bill
    • Proof of all legal name changes – certified marriage certificate, court order, divorce decree

For more information, please visit the Real ID Station on the 2nd Level Main Terminal or visit:


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