BATON ROUGE - Louisiana travelers can rest easier. The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that states will be given an extension to meet the new standards of the Real ID Act.
Without this extension a state driver's license would not have been accepted as a proper form of... more »
BATON ROUGE - The Office of Motor Vehicles will know in the next few days if Louisiana air travelers will need a passport to travel by Jan. 15, 2013.
Commissioner Stephen Campbell warned people to wait before changing their plans, in case the state is offered an extension to... more »
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana residents could be seeing a big change in traveler ID requirements come January 15.
After that point, a state driver's license will no longer be accepted as a proper form of identification in order to fly.
That means Lousiana travelers will have to show... more »
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana residents may have to use passports to board commercial airplanes instead of state-issued identification cards after Jan. 15.
Louisiana is one of many states not in compliance with the federal Real ID Act of 2005, which mandates more provisions in obtaining an ID and updated... more »