In the past several months, there has been plenty of conversation about the impact of the Real ID Act on air travelers. Passed by Congress in 2005, the act is intended to prevent identity fraud, and starting on Oct. 1, 2020, all fliers who reside in the United States, even if they’re flying domestically, will need Real ID identification to pass through Transportation Security Administration security checkpoints at airports. Who exactly is affected and what exactly is Real ID identification? Click on the link below to read the full story and how this may affect your travel. The Real ID Act requires that driver’s licenses meet standards set by the Department of Homeland Security by October 2020. Many states are already compliant and others have been given extensions.