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REAL ID: Next Level Driver Licensing

This page includes links to resources related to the KACo Leadership Institute course held on May 5, 2021 on REAL ID and the transition of drivers licensing in Kentucky from Kentucky’s Circuit Court Clerks.

On May 5, 2021, KACo hosted a virtual training called, "Next Level Driver Licensing". This session focused on Real ID, answering frequently asked questions and any other questions participants had. The training reviewed the ongoing transition of driver licensing and credentialing responsibilities from Kentucky’s Circuit Court Clerks to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Driver Licensing, as well as other recent exciting developments and initiatives of the Division of Driver Licensing.

You can view a full recording of the session here


  • Sarah Jackson, Senior Advisor to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary
  • Matthew Cole, Commissioner, Department of Vehicle Regulation

Meeting materials

  • Download a copy of Matthew Cole's presentation here
  • Download a copy of Sarah Jackson's presentation here

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