At an event staffed by PennDOT Driver Licensing employees, customers can bring the required REAL ID
documentation (listed below) so they can be scanned to the customers’ driver records. Then, they will be
eligible to apply for their REAL ID online and pay the applicable fees. The REAL ID will be mailed directly to
them within 10 business days.
Per federal REAL ID regulations original versions or certified copies of the following documents are
Proof of identity: original or certified copy of a birth certificate with a raised/embossed seal issued by the
department of vital records (not a sticker) or a valid U.S. Passport or Passport Card.
Social Security Card: The name on your social security card must match the name on your proof of
Proof of all legal name changes: marriage certificate or court order issued by your county’s family court.
You must show a complete name change history that links your birth certificate name to your current
name. If you have a valid U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card with your legal name, you may use that as
your name change document.
Two proofs of current, physical Pennsylvania address: current, unexpired Pennsylvania license or ID
and vehicle registration, utility bill.