Before Your Trip

Before Your Trip - Travel Documents

Travel Documents

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
    • Passport
    • 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