REAL ID REQUIREMENTS
One Quick Trip!
What do you need?
MVD NOW is determined to not only provide outstanding customer service but to educate our customers with the most up-to-date motor vehicle policy changes. As of November 14, 2016, New Mexico started issuing driver’s licenses that comply with the federal Real ID Act of 2005. On May 7, 2025, the federal government will require your driver’s license to be Real ID compliant if you wish to use it as identification to board an aircraft or enter federal facilities where ID is required. What are the REAL ID requirements?! Watch the informative video below and take a look at the acceptable documents list. If you have any questions feel free to contact us and one of our friendly MVD agents will be happy to help.
To obtain a REAL ID identification card, you will need to bring the following documents to any MVD Now:
- One (1) proof of identity | View list of acceptable documents
- One (1) proof of federal identification number (SSN)| View list of acceptable documents
- Two (2) proofs of New Mexico Residency| View list of acceptable documents