6 CFR § 37.5 - Validity periods and deadlines for REAL ID driver's licenses and identification cards.

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§ 37.5 Validity periods and deadlines for REAL ID driver's licenses and identification cards.

(a) Driver's licenses and identification cards issued under this part, that are not temporary or limited-term driver's licenses and identification cards, are valid for a period not to exceed eight years. A card may be valid for a shorter period based on other State or Federal requirements.

(b) On or after October 1, 2021, Federal agencies shall not accept a driver's license or identification card for official purposes from any individual unless such license or card is a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or identification card issued by a State that has been determined by DHS to be in full compliance as defined under this subpart.

(c) Until September 30, 2021, Federal agencies may accept for official purposes a driver's license or identification card issued under § 37.71. On or after October 1, 2021, Federal agencies shall not accept for official purposes a driver's license or identification card issued under § 37.71.

[73 FR 5331, Jan. 29, 2008, as amended at 79 FR 77838, Dec. 29, 2014; 84 FR 55019, Oct. 15, 2019; 85 FR 23208, Apr. 27, 2020]