For those Missouri citizens that use a commercial airline to travel or those that need to visit military bases, you will be required to obtain a new identification card, unless you have a current government-issued passport.
The problem is that Missouri is one of the states that is not in compliance with the REAL ID Act, passed by the U.S. Congress in 2005. It was passed to to improve security by beefing up the information that citizens are required to report on a driver’s license. Missouri is not in compliance because it passed a law in 2009 to prevent the Missouri Department of Revenue from complying, to protect the private information of citizens. Missouri drivers licenses are no longer a valid form of identification at federal facilities and military bases and will not be valid at airports as proof of identity for domestic flights beginning in 2018.
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