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Fun—and Not-So-Fun—Facts about REAL ID

As most Americans know by now, starting October 2020 we will need a REAL ID driver’s license or ID card to board a domestic flight in the United States. The implementation of REAL ID has taken many years, with each state experiencing the rollout in its own way, as the following facts will illustrate. Fun […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] New in Documentchecker; the 2019 Romanian ePassport

The latest passport added to Keesing Documentchecker contains over 19 security features in the data page alone. “It’s remarkable that Romania has chosen for an imageperf. This is a secondary image of the document holder created by means of laser perforation. I haven’t seen it in new passports lately.” – Keesing ID Expert Access to Keesing Documentchecker Explore […]

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03-04-2019 How to check an ID [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you interested in how to properly check an ID? Keesing Technologies developed an easy to use infographic that explains what to look for to verify any ID document. By using the most used security features you can easily and quickly check whether the ID document in front of you is real or fake. Download […]

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09-02-2018 – REAL ID: Fact or myth #5

  A state must receive full REAL ID compliance approval from the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) before it can issue REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and ID cards. This is a myth!   “The REAL ID Act actually requires states to begin issuing REAL ID-compliant licenses and ID cards before they submit their compliance certifications […]

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30-01-2018 – REAL ID: Fact or myth #4

An Enhanced Driver’s License can be used as a REAL ID-compliant document   True   The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will accept Enhanced Driver’s Licenses (EDLs) for official federal purposes such as boarding a commercial aircraft or entering certain federal facilities—the same as they’d accept a REAL ID-compliant license. What you WON’T see on […]

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18-01-2018 – REAL ID: Fact or myth #3

Every state must produce REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses with a completely new design and security features    It varies by state and territory   This is because the Department of Homeland Security requires only that the cards meet certain security standards. Some DMVs started issuing driver’s licenses and ID cards that met REAL ID standards […]

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