Passengers 18 years of age or older are required to have a valid, current U.S. federal or state-issued photo ID that contains name, date of birth, gender, expiration date and a tamper-resistant feature for travel to or from a U.S. Territory (Guam, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands). Expired documents are not accepted. The following IDs are accepted:
- U.S. passport
- U.S. passport card
- DHS "Trusted Traveler" cards (Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST)
- U.S. Military ID
- Permanent Resident Card
- Border Crossing Card
- DHS-designated enhanced driver's license
- Drivers' licenses or other state photo identity cards issued by a Department of Motor Vehicles (or equivalent) that meets REAL ID benchmarks (All states are currently in compliance.)
- A Native American Tribal Photo ID
- An airline or airport-issued ID (if issued under a TSA-approved security plan)
- A Registered Traveler Card (that contains name, date of birth, gender, expiration date, and a tamper-resistant feature)
- A foreign government-issued passport
- Canadian provincial driver's license or Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) card
- Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
Non-US/Canadian citizens are not required to carry their passports if they have documents issued by the U.S. government such as Permanent Resident Cards. Those who do not should be carrying their passports while visiting the U.S.
Children under the age of 18 traveling with an adult are not required to show ID at time of check-in.
Customers who do not present an acceptable ID may be subject to additional screening.
Customers who willfully refuse to provide identification at security checkpoint will be denied access to the secure area of airports.
Children ages 15-17 traveling alone need one of the following:
- Driver's license
- Credit card
- School ID
- Company ID
- Library card
- Birth certificate
- Social Security card
- Organization ID (such as athletic club, etc.)
- Proof of auto insurance in passenger's name
Children ages 5-14 traveling alone are not required to show ID at time of check-in, however, they are encouraged to carry some form of ID during travel.
Please review our information on children traveling alone.
If not arriving directly from the U.S. or U.S. territory, please review International Travel Document Requirements.