You will need a REAL ID driver license or ID card if you want to continue using your driver license or ID card to do any of the following:
- Board a domestic flight starting October 1, 2020.
- Enter secure federal facilities or military bases starting October 1, 2020. (Note: Check with the federal facility/military base before your visit to verify their identification requirements.)
- Purchase firearms or ammunition. (Note: Check with the firearms dealer you plan to visit to verify their identification requirements)
- https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/realid/realidfaq from the California DMV