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Louisiana is moving to the REAL-ID compliant driver's license/identification card to meet the October 1, 2020 compliance deadline for domestic air travel.
For more information, please visit REAL ID Information from Louisiana Department of Public Safety, Office of Motor Vehicles.
To obtain REAL ID, the following five items must be verified:
Acceptable proofs of residence that show individual's name/address include (must present 2 proofs for REAL ID):
Commonly-used primary and secondary documents include:
Information from form DPSMV 2022 (R 0916)
Cost is $32.50.
If you already have a Louisiana driver's license, you need only
If you are applying for a first-time driver's license/state ID, you must provide:
Email reference questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Text reference questions to 318-228-5150