Real ID deadline is 2025

The REAL ID deadline is now May 2025, yet the multiple extensions have caused confusion among the general public. When Maine residents were asked what they believe the deadline to be, the average answer given is on October 5, 2023.
If you still haven’t made the switch, you’re not alone: 76 percent of residents in Maine still haven’t gotten their new card, according to a poll from Upgraded Points.
Additionally, 18 percent report not even knowing what a REAL ID is and 30 percent say they don’t know how to get it. Thirty-eight percent do not plan to get one at all.

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1 reply
  1. Danielle Foster
    Danielle Foster says:

    This article would have been great if it gave all the info for people to know how, where, when to get the new ID. Who needs to get it, why it’s useful.


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