Monday, December 10, 2018

In the News: No rush to get a ReadID

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"Massachusetts residents planning to renew their driver’s licenses in the new year may want to consider getting a Real ID, as 2019 marks the final year before the long-anticipated IDs will be required for domestic flights and to enter federal buildings. 
Getting the new IDs, however, isn’t quite as simple as before. 
The state started issuing the new identification cards in March 2018 and through November the Registry of Motor Vehicles had issued 474,406 Real IDs, according to a spokeswoman with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. But not everyone is jumping at the opportunity. 
Nearly 689,000 residents opted to stick with the standard ID during the same time period, and while it’s difficult to know exactly why residents choose one ID over the other – especially considering the cost is the same – getting a Real ID is definitely more complicated."
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Check the MA RMV site for info on the ReadID process and documentation requirements

No rush to get a ReadID
No rush to get a ReadID

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