Updated: Dec 27, 2019
The USA has made it a requirement
for all states to be in compliant with Real ID issued by government. Starting in October of 2020, you will be required to have a REAL ID.
The law was passed in 2005 and most states do issue REAL ID. If your drivers licenes has a gold or black star in the upper right corner.
When traveling by air, you must have Identification to travel. If your DL is not a REAL ID, you will get denied going through TSA.
There are other acceptable documents for travel such as; Passport, Passport card, Global Entry Card.
Check with your local DL agency before you travel.
Enjoy the Journey!