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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date by 19 months, from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023, due to circumstances resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Commercial driver licenses (CDLs), commercial learner permits (CLPs), and medical certificates have been extended by FMCSA until May 31, 2021, as long as they were not expired prior to March 1st, 2020.

Health Related

Health reasons can also be the reasons for the withdrawal of driving privileges.  The health reasons include driver’s with health issues, such as metabolic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, vision issues, musculoskeletal problems, neurological disorders, and alcohol and/or other intoxicating substance abuse.

Last Modified on Dec 03, 2020