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KY Transportation Cabinet expanding REAL ID-compliant card access to Frankfort; it’s open to LEX

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is expanding REAL ID-compliant card access at the Frankfort regional driver licensing office to serve Fayette County residents as the agency continues preparations to open a local regional office in Lexington. Fayette County residents who have an existing driver’s license, permit or identification card may visit the KYTC-run office in Frankfort to apply...

Transportation Cabinet in final stages of testing new driver’s license system; to pilot in Woodford, Franklin

The Kentucky Transportation (KYTC) is in the end stages of testing the state’s new driver’s license system to introduce new, more secure card versions that meet federal standards in the coming months. A pilot of the new system will begin this spring in Circuit Court Clerk Office locations in Woodford and Franklin counties. New licenses will be made available gradually in counties and become available...

Confident Kentucky: Transportation Cabinet unveils new driver’s licenses, permits, personal ID designs

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet unveiled the design of the 2019 driver’s licenses, permits, and personal IDs today and walked through the evolution of credentials at a press event at the Louisville International Airport. Kentucky’s new issuance system and updated identity credentials, known as Confident Kentucky, offer increased counterfeit protection and showcase a new, modern look that gives...

KYTC announces major drivers license changes, introduces new voluntary travel ID credential

The credential Kentuckians rely on most to verify their identities will undergo major upgrades in 2019 to enhance security and to keep travelers on the move. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials today announced the launch of the Confident Kentucky initiative to improve the security of state driver’s licenses and introduce a new Voluntary Travel ID credential that meets federal standards...