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A REAL ID is a special type of driver's license or identification card issued by the DMV that meets federal requirements. Starting in May 2025, you will need a REAL ID to board domestic flights within the U.S. or enter certain federal buildings, unless you have a valid passport.
What is the adventure license?
The adventure license is a way for holders of a NY State DMV-issued photo document (driver's license, learner permit, or non-driver identification card) to have any of the various lifetime sporting/recreational licenses, privileges, or certifications you have purchased from the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and/or the Office of Parks and Historical Preservation (Parks) added to your DMV issued photo document.
How to renew a license
Renew your license before it expires, or you could face fines
If you drive with an expired license and get a traffic ticket, you will receive fines and penalties
- 60 days or less after the expiration date: $25 to $40 plus state and local surcharges
- more than 60 days after the expiration date: $75 to $300 plus state and local surcharges