The good news is that American citizens do not need a passport to fly domestically.
You will always need a passport to fly internationally though.
Read on for more info about the types of ID you can use on domestic travel, upcoming changes to ID that will affect all US travelers, and how to get a passport.2 days ago
Do I need a passport to travel domestically 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 you need a passport to travel within the United States?
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 you need passport to fly domestic Canada?
Canadians Canadian resident flying within Canada do not need a passport. Passports are for international travel. Domestic travel only requires some form of government issued photo ID . Flights originating and finishing a flight in Canada are exempt from US customs rules.
Can you fly without a real ID after 2020?
1, 2020, fliers who do not have a Real ID or an acceptable alternative form of identification, will not be able to get past any domestic airport security checkpoint. Only 27% of Americans have been issued a REAL ID, according to TSA. Not everyone will need a Real ID. Those who do not plan to fly after Sept.
Can I use my passport to fly after 2020?
Starting Oct. 1, 2020, everyone has to show an updated driver’s license (or other acceptable form of ID) to fly. As of Oct. 1, 2020, every adult needs to show a Real ID-compliant driver’s license (or another acceptable form of identification such as a passport) to fly within the United States.
Can I use my driver’s license to fly within the US?
You must present an acceptable ID, such as a valid passport, state-issued enhanced driver’s license or U.S. military ID, to fly within the U.S. You will not be allowed to fly if your identity cannot be verified. Review the complete list of acceptable identification.
What states require passports?
The nine states where residents will need a passport to fly include:
- South Carolina.
Can you fly without real ID?
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. The REAL ID Act established minimum security standards for the issuing of state licenses and their production.