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Rossen Reports: New Apple ID to speed up airport security

Apple is testing a new program that might make going through TSA faster.

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Apple is testing a new program that might make going through TSA faster. It allows you to add your driver's license or state ID to your phone to use at security checkpoints.

After uploading a picture of your driver’s license or state ID card, you’ll take a selfie and upload that as well. The app will also ask you to complete facial and head movements, similar to how Face ID is activated. The upload will be "securely provided" to the state for verification.

Once it's approved and activated, the ID will go into your Apple Wallet and you’ll be able to tap your iPhone or Apple Watch at the identity reader at the security checkpoint.

What states will have this new technology? So far, Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma and Utah are participating.

It's important to note: Travelers shouldn’t leave their ID at home altogether if they're flying to a state that's not in the Apple program. Apple hasn't said when the program will be officially launched.