Feel free to leave your passport at home.
There are no American states requiring passports, and neither the TSA nor your airline should ever ask you to present a passport before a domestic flight.
Most people use a driver’s license or similar state ID card, but a passport is also an acceptable form of ID.
Do I need a passport to fly domestic in us?
Do you need a passport for domestic flights? No, but you do need a valid ID and your drivers license may no longer be acceptable. The Real ID Act is in full effect and most states now issue compliant IDs. You may need to update your ID or get a passport in order to fly within the USA.
Do you need a passport to fly in the US in 2020?
On October 1, 2020, travelers will need a “REAL ID-compliant” driver’s license, US passport, US military ID or other accepted identification to fly within the United States.
Do I need a passport to fly in the US 2019?
Starting Oct. 1, 2019, residents of the United States will either need a passport to board a plane, or they will have to update their state ID (driver’s license or ID) to a REAL ID.
What documents do I need to travel to USA?
American citizens entering the U.S. must show a valid passport, U.S. passport card, a Trusted Traveler Program card (NEXUS, SENTRI, Global Entry or FAST), or an enhanced driver’s license. If you have any questions, contact your carrier to find out if they require a specific document.