A federally accepted REAL ID is not mandatory for all KS residents. However, beginning in October 2021, you’ll need a REAL ID or passport to:
- Board a plane (even for domestic travel).
- Access certain federal facilities.
- Enter nuclear power plants.
Obtaining a REAL ID requires a trip to your local driver licensing office.
KS REAL ID Requirements
To get your REAL ID, visit your local driver’s licensing office and provide your*:
- Proof of Identity. This may include your:
- S. passport.
- S. birth certificate.
- Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship.
- Permanent resident card.
- Proof of social security. This may include your:
- Social security card.
- 1099 or W-2 tax forms.
- Pay stub that shows your full social security number (SSN).
- Proof of residency (2 documents required). This may include your:
- Vehicle registration or registration renewal notice.
- Rental or lease agreement.
- Utility bill.
- Name change documents (if applicable). This may include your:
- Court-issued marriage or divorce certificate.
- Legal proof of name change.
- Adoption paperwork.
- Payment for the applicable license or ID fee.
*Find a complete list of accepted documents on the KS Department of Revenue website.
Kansas REAL ID Fees
There is no additional fee incurred by upgrading to a REAL ID, only the standard license or photo ID fees apply.
- ID card: $22.
- ID card (disabled or senior): $18.
- Standard A or B license: $32
- Standard A or B license for seniors (valid 4 years): $24.
- Standard A or B license for seniors with motorcycle endorsement (valid 4 years): $33.
- CDL renewal: $26.
- CDL renewal with motorcycle endorsement: $35.