Change your Driver license to an ID card

REAL ID Act

Starting July 1, 2018, all standard cards will be marked with language to indicate they're not valid for federal identification purposes. You may continue to use your marked or unmarked standard card for boarding airplanes and accessing secure federal facilities until October 1, 2020. Enhanced driver licenses and ID cards meet federal Real ID requirements and won't be marked.

Things to know

  • If you don't want a driver license anymore, you can change it to an ID card.
  • Your ID card can be used for identification but not for driving.
  • If you change from an Enhanced Driver License/ID (EDL/EID) to a standard ID, your card will be marked "federal limits apply".
  • The fee to change to an:
    • ID is $54
    • EID is $78

Change your driver license to an ID card

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