Even though we are a year away from REAL IDs being available in Pennsylvania, it’s important for customers interested in a REAL ID to start
We get it — REAL ID is confusing and you've got questions. Fortunately, we've got answers. And it's not as confusing as you think.
The Pennsylvania driver's license has gotten a facelift with enhanced security features, but the updates are unrelated to REAL ID.
Did you know PennDOT is directly responsible for nearly 40,000 miles of highway and roughly 25,000 bridges? We oversee programs and policies affecting highways, urban and rural public transportation, airports, railroads, ports and waterways, in addition to administering the state's more than 11 million vehicle registrations and 8.8 million driver's licenses.
So, how do we do what we do? And how can we help you travel in Pennsylvania — whether it be for business or leisure — in safe and enjoyable manner? Read PennDOT Way to learn more about the department, what we do, and how and why we do it.