✅ Updated August 2020

Ultimate guide to getting your Real ID/Voluntary Travel ID in Kentucky

Here's the ultimate guide to getting your Real ID at the Kentucky DMV. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time.

What You’ll Need To Get your Kentucky Real ID

  • 1 identity document
    • Certified copy of U.S birth certificate
    • Valid, unexpired U.S passport
    • U.S Passport card
    • Permanent Resident Card
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • U.S. Consular Report of Birth abroad
  • 1 Social Security Number document
    • Social Security card (must not be laminated)
    • W-2 Wage and Tax Statement
    • Pay-check stub or statement with SSN
  • 2 Residency Documents
    • Home Utility bill
    • W-2 Wage and Tax Statement
    • Property Tax bill
    • Rental/Leased Agreement with owner
    • U.S postal service postmarked letter
    • Current insurance Policy
  • Payment for the necessary fee

 

What You’ll Do to Get your Kentucky Real ID

  • Step 1. Visit the county’s clerk office in Kentucky county of residence.
  • Step 2. Submit all the required documents. 
  • Step 3. Make the  necessary payments.
  • Step 4. Wait for your Voluntary Travel ID to be released.

 

Caveats and Exceptions to Getting your Kentucky Real ID

  • Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for a Voluntary Travel ID credential
  • Photocopies and laminated documents are NOT accepted.

 

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