REAL ID’s Requirements Extended!
As of now you can apply for a REAL ID compliant ID at UMV! Some important items you should know are: January 2,2019 is the first day you can choose to obtain the REAL ID/license in Alaska!
A real ID is optional. Alaskans will have a choice between a REAL ID/license and the current Alaska ID/license.
Starting in October 2020, you will need the REAL ID/license or other approved identification to enter federal facilities, access military bases and to board a commercial airplane.