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, 2020, 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) Federal agencies cannot accept for official purpose driver's licenses and identification cards issued under § 37.71 of this rule.

[73 FR 5331, Jan. 29, 2008, as amended at 79 FR 77838, Dec. 29, 2014]

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U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION

Title 6 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 6 CFR Part 37 after this date.

  • 2014-12-29; vol. 79 # 248 - Monday, December 29, 2014
    1. 79 FR 77836 - Minimum Standards for Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards Acceptable by Federal Agencies for Official Purposes
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Office of the Secretary
      Final rule.
      Effective on December 29, 2014.
      6 CFR Part 37