CONCORD — Soon, federally compliant identification will be required to board domestic flights and enter some federal facilities. A New Hampshire REAL ID driver license or non-driver identification card is fully compliant and will get you where you need to go. This Saturday, you can get your REAL ID driver license or non-driver identification card at several New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles locations.

Getting a REAL ID is voluntary, and other federally compliant identification, such as a passport, may also be used for domestic air travel. However, time is running out and we encourage New Hampshire residents who wish to obtain a REAL ID to do so as soon as possible. REAL ID applications must be submitted in person.

To make REAL ID services more easily accessible, the following New Hampshire DMV locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. this Saturday, July 13, and the second Saturday of each month, for REAL ID transactions only. REAL ID transactions may also be conducted at all locations during regular weekday hours as well as all other DMV business. REAL ID locations include Concord, Manchester, Nashua, Newport, Dover, and Twin Mountain.

Additional documentation is required when applying for REAL ID and should be gathered prior to your visit to the DMV. Documentation related to name changes due to marriage, divorce, adoption, etc., must be presented at the time of the transaction. There is no additional fee for REAL ID, but if it is not time for renewal, there is a $3 replacement fee.

For detailed documentation requirements and facts about REAL ID, visit

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