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Before Your Trip - Travel Documents
Sequestration Impact: As government staffing cuts take effect, travelers should plan on longer security checkpoint lines and wait times. Travel tips.
Alaska Airlines requires each customer appearing to be over 18 years of age, to present valid identification at the ticket counter with a Customer Service Agent, and/or at the Security Checkpoint. Children under the age of 18 don't need photo ID while traveling domestically.
In order to speed up the security and check-in process, please ensure the name on your travel documents matches the name on your itinerary and ticket.
Acceptable Identification for Domestic Travel
One of the following is considered acceptable ID:
- One non-expired government-issued photo ID, such as:
- Driver's License
- State ID Card
- Military ID Card
- Resident Alien Card
- Native American Tribal ID
- Photo Employment ID issued by county, state, or federal agency
- Two pieces of ID (no photos required), one of which is non-expired government-issued, such as:
- Social Security Card and Credit Card
- Goverment-issued Birth Certificate and Health Club Membership Card
- Voter Registration Card and Check Cashing Card
- Airman's Certificate and Other Airline ID