O que os viajantes precisam saber sobre o REAL ID

Are you Ready for Real ID?

On October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will implement the final phase of REAL ID enforcement, requiring Americans to present a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of authenticated ID to go through airport security checkpoints.

REAL ID refere-se a um conjunto de padrões de segurança estabelecidos pelo Congresso em 2005 para emissão de cartões, design de cartões e processamento de aplicativos que os estados individuais devem seguir ao emitir carteiras de motorista e outras formas de identificação; a maioria das carteiras de motorista compatíveis com REAL ID apresenta uma estrela no canto superior direito.

However, an estimated 99 million Americans (39%) do not have any form of identification (e.g. REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, U.S. passport, U.S. military ID or an enhanced driver’s license) that will be accepted after October 1, 2020. Furthermore, the majority of Americans (57%) are unaware of the October 1, 2020 deadline for enforcement. Air travel risks being seriously disrupted if millions of passengers are turned away on October 1, 2020 for not having the necessary documents to fly.

GBTA is working with the larger travel industry and our government partners to educate travelers on REAL ID enforcement. Policy changes that allow alternative forms of authentication in place of a REAL ID at airport security checkpoints—including biometric screening and existing enrollment in Trusted Traveler Programs—can help mitigate the effects of REAL ID enforcement, while also ensuring a secure and efficient screening process.

It is our desire that all air travelers flying within the U.S. secure a REAL ID compliant form of identification well ahead of next year’s deadline in order to keep the air travel process moving without disruption.

To that end, GBTA is providing you with materials to help you spread the word to your travelers on how to prepare. Click to read REALID Talking Points, REALID Infographic, REAL ID Fact Sheet e DHS reminds travelers that deadline is One Year Away.

REAL ID enforcement is coming—let’s make sure we’re all prepared and your travelers aren’t left standing at the checkpoint.