Voter ID for Absentee Ballots

ID requirements for absentee ballots are set by each state and are often less stringent than ID requirements when voting in person. See below for details on absentee ballots in:

AL, AK, AZAR, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MS, MO, MT, NH, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI

State Who is eligible for Absentee Voting? What Types of ID are required to apply for Absentee Voting?
Alabama
  • Anyone who will be absent from their registered county on Election Day 
  • An individual who is ill or physically unable to reach their assigned polling place 
  • A registered voter who is living outside their Alabama county
  • If the individual is an election official or poll watcher outside their assigned polling place 
  • Works a required shift of at least 10 hours that conflicts with polling hours on Election Day
Info: https://www.alabamavotes.gov/AbsenteeVotingInfo.aspx?m=voters

Same unexpired ID as required at the polls:

  • Driver’s license or other ID issued by any state
  • 
AL Voter ID
 
  • Federal government-issued ID including US Passport
  • Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County Government, Municipality, Board, Authority, or other entity of this state
  • Valid student or employee ID from a college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools)
  • 
Military ID

  • Tribal ID
Alaska Any registered Alaska voter can vote absentee

Info: http://www.elections.alaska.gov/vi_hv_vote_polls.php
Only ONE of these three options is required for application: 
  • Social Security Number
  • Alaska Driver's License Number
  • Alaska State ID Number 
There is an option on the absentee voting application to check if the individual has none of these Identifiers.
Arizona Any qualified voter in Arizona can apply to vote absentee

Qualified includes: Individual is a U.S. Citizen who is 18 years or older and a resident of Arizona 

Disqualifications: A convicted felon who does not have his/her civil rights restored; an individual deemed incompetent by the court.

Info: http://www.azsos.gov/elections/voting-election
None - signature on vote-by-mail ballot must match voter registration signature.

NOTE: Documentary proof of citizenship required to register to vote in AZ.
Arkansas Must meet ONE of the following:
  • Individual is "unavoidably" absent from the polling site on Election Day 
  • Individual is physically unable or too ill to reach the polling place
  • Individual is a member of U.S. Armed Forces or Merchant Marines (or Spouse/Dependent family member) 
  • U.S. citizen whose permanent residence is in Arkansas but who is temporarily living outside the United States
Include a copy of ID with absentee ballot application: 
  • Current photo ID such as driver’s license 
  • Current utility bill showing voter’s name and address
  • Bank statement showing voter’s name and address
  • Paycheck or government check showing voter’s name and address
  • Another government document showing voter’s name and address
Colorado
  • Any registered voter of Colorado
  • Colorado citizens who are either temporarily or permanently overseas
  • All active military personnel who are absent from Colorado, including their spouses and voting-age dependents
Identification verification for first-time absentee voters:
  • A valid Colorado driver's license 
  • A valid ID card issued by the Department of Revenue 
  • A valid U.S. passport 
  • A valid employee ID card with photo issued by any entity of the U.S. government, Colorado, or by any political subdivision of Colorado
  • A valid pilot's license issued by the FAA or other authorized agency of the U.S.
  • A valid U.S. military ID card with photo
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the elector
  • A valid Medicare or Medicaid card 
  • A certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate 
  • Certified document of naturalization 
  • A valid student ID card with photo issued by a Colorado institute of higher education 
  • A valid veteran ID card issued by the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Health Administration with photograph 
  • A valid ID card issued by a federally recognized tribal government certifying tribal membership
  • Verification that a voter is a person committed to the Department of Human Services and confined and eligible to register and vote
Connecticut
  • Voter is in active service in U.S. Armed Forces 
  • Absence from town during all voting hours 
  • Voter is ill
  • Religious tenets forbid secular activity on the day of the election, primary or referendum
  • Voter has duties as a primary, election or referendum official at a polling place other than their own during all voting hours 
  • Voter has a physical disability
First-time Connecticut voters must provide acceptable ID:
  • A copy of a current and valid photo ID 
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows voter’s name and address
Delaware You must be a registered voter and unable to go to your regular polling place for the following reasons: 
  • Work: The nature of your work prevents you from going to your polling place
  • School: Your enrollment in higher education prevents you from going to your polling place
  • Public Service: Your service to the U.S. or to the State of Delaware prevents you from going to your polling place (Spouses or dependents of the person in service also qualify)
  • Religion: The tenets or teaching of your religion prevent you from going to your polling place
  • Vacation: You are on vacation on Election Day
  • Illness: You are sick
  • Permanently or temporarily disabled
  • Incarcerated (Not for a felony)

Acceptable ID is not required by mail, although depending on the reason for voting absentee, the absentee ballot application may need to be notarized.

Application must be notarized if:

  • The nature of your work prevents you from going to your polling place (this includes students)
  • Incarcerated (Not for a felony)
  • Religion: The tenets or teaching of your religion prevent you from going to your polling place
  • Vacation: You are on vacation on Election Day
Florida All registered voters are permitted to vote absentee under Florida law.

A member of the voter's immediate family or legal guardian may also request an absentee ballot for a voter, if directly instructed to do so by the voter.
First-time FL voters who did not meet the federal ID requirements when registering to vote must include one of the following:
  • A copy of a current and valid photo ID (Florida driver's license, state ID card, U.S. passport, student ID, employee ID, military ID)
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter
Georgia Any registered Georgia voter can vote absentee.

First-time GA voters who did not meet the federal ID requirements when registering to vote must include one of the following:

  • A copy of a current and valid photo ID (Georgia driver's license, state ID card, US passport, student ID, employee ID, military ID)
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows voter’s name and Georgia address

NOTE: Documentary proof of citizenship required to vote.

Hawaii

Any registered Hawaii voter can vote absentee.

Voter may also vote by absentee ballot in person at the office of your City or County Clerk

All absentee voting applicants must provide their Social Security Number.

First-time HI voters who did not include a copy of their ID with their voter registration form must include it with the absentee ballot application or with the voted absentee ballot.

Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • A current and valid photo ID that shows voter’s name (driver's license, US passport, student ID, military ID, work ID, tribal ID)
  • A current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document that shows voter’s name and address.
Idaho Any registered Idaho voter can vote absentee.

For first-time voting by mail, those who did not include ID with their voter registration form they must provide ONE of the following:

  • Current and valid photo identification
  • A current utility bill or bank statement
  • Government check
  • Paycheck
  • Government document that shows voter’s name and Idaho address
Indiana

Must meet ONE of the following:

  • Voter has a specific, reasonable expectation you will be absent from the county on Election Day during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open (6a-6p)
  • Voter has a disability
  • Voter is at least 65 years of age
  • Voter will have official election duties outside of your voting precinct
  • Voter is scheduled to work at your regular place of employment during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open
  • Voter will be confined or will be caring for an individual confined due to illness or injury during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open
  • Voter is prevented from voting because of a religious discipline or religious holiday during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open
  • Voter is a participant in the state's address confidentiality program
  • Voter is a member of the military or a public safety officer
  • Voter is a “serious sex offender” as defined in Indiana code 35-42-4-14(a)
  • Voter is unable to access polling location due to lack of transportation

ID is required for first-time Indiana voters who did not provide proof of Indiana residency at the time of voter registration:

  • Indiana Driver’s License
  • Other current and valid photo identification that includes an Indiana address
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and Indiana address
  • Bank statement that shows voter’s name and Indiana address
  • Government check or other government document that shows voter’s name and Indiana address
  • Paycheck that shows voter’s name and address
Kansas Any registered Kansas voter can vote absentee.

Must present ONE of the following:

  • Current Kansas driver’s license number or nondriver’s identification card number
  • Copy of one of the following that includes a photograph of voter:
    • Driver’s license or nondriver’s ID card issued by Kansas or another state
    • Kansas- or other state-issued concealed handgun license
    • U.S. Passport
    • Government Employee Badge/ID
    • Military ID
    • Student ID from any KS accredited postsecondary educational institution
    • Government-issued public assistance ID card

NOTE: Documentary proof of citizenship required to register to vote. 

Kentucky

Eligibility based on the following:

  • Voter is advanced in age, disabled or ill
  • Military personnel, their Dependents, or Overseas Citizens
  • Temporarily residing out of state but still eligible to vote in Kentucky
  • A student who temporarily resides outside the county 
  • Incarcerated but not yet convicted of a crime
  • Employed outside of the county all hours the polling place is open
No additional identification needed
Louisiana

Voters can vote absentee in the following circumstances:

  • Voter is a student, professor or instructor in higher education, or the spouse/dependent residing with them
  • Voter is Clergy
  • Voter is temporarily absent
  • Voter moved out of Parish
  • Voter is in involuntary confinement
  • Voter is hospitalized
  • Voter is offshore on Election Day
  • Voter is Incarcerated
  • Voter is part of Address Confidential Program
  • Voter is a juror for a trial
  • Voter is at least 65 years of age
  • Voter is disabled/homebound/in a nursing or veteran's home

Students who are first-time voters have to send a copy of their student ID or fee bill.

Voters who are disabled/homebound/in a nursing or veteran's home have to provide copy of a photo ID, which includes:

  • Louisiana driver’s license
  • Louisiana special ID card
  • Other photo ID with name and signature

OR

A letter of oath that lists the names and addresses of two persons residing in the voter’s precinct who could make oath, if required, to the fact that the voter is physically disabled.

Voters who are disabled/homebound/in a nursing or Veteran's home also have to provide ONE proof of disability:

  • Copy of a mobility impaired identification card issued by the Office of Motor Vehicles
Michigan

First-time voters who registered by mail CANNOT vote absentee unless they request the absentee ballot in person and show ID at that time.

All other voters must meet one of the following:

  • 60 years old or older
  • Unable to vote without assistance at the polls
  • Expecting to be out of town on Election Day
  • Currently in jail awaiting arraignment or trial
  • Unable to attend the polls due to religious reasons
  • Appointed to work as an election inspector in a precinct outside of your precinct of residence.

First-time voters who registered by mail CANNOT vote absentee unless they request the absentee ballot in person and show ID at that time.

Otherwise, there is no additional ID requirement for an absentee ballot in Michigan.

Your ballot will not be counted unless your signature is on the return envelope and matches your signature on file.

Mississippi

Must meet one of the following:

  • Member of the Armed Forces, or spouse or dependent of such member
  • Member of the Merchant Marine or the American Red Cross, or spouse or dependent of such member
  • Disabled war veteran who is a patient in any hospital, or spouse or dependent of such veteran
  • Civilian attached to any branch of the Armed Forces, Merchant Marine, or American Red Cross and serving outside the United States, or spouse or dependent of such civilian
  • Temporarily residing outside the territorial limits of the United States and the District of Columbia
  • Student, teacher, or administrator whose employment or studies necessitate his/her absence from county of voting residence, or spouse or dependent who maintains a common domicile outside the county of voting residence with such student, teacher, or administrator
  • Outside county of residence on Election Day
  • Temporarily or permanently physically disabled
  • Sixty-five (65) years of age or older
  • Parent, spouse, or dependent of a person having a temporary or permanent physical disability who is hospitalized outside his/her county of residence or more than fifty (50) miles away from his/her residence if the parent, spouse, or dependent will be with such person on Election Day
  • Member of the Mississippi Congressional delegation, or spouse or dependent of such member
  • Required to be at work on Election Day during the times at which the polls will be open

Eligible voters casting an absentee ballot by mail do NOT have to provide a photo ID.

Acceptable ID required if casting ballot in person in office

Missouri

Must meet one of the following:

  • Will be absent from your voting jurisdiction on Election Day
  • Are incapacitated or confined due to illness or physical disability, or have primary responsibility of caring for an incapacitated or confined person
  • Are restricted by religious belief or practice
  • Are employed by an election authority
  • Are incarcerated but have retained all your voting qualifications

Voters requesting an absentee ballot by mail who have registered by mail and have not voted in person are required to submit a copy of their personal identification unless they provided a copy with their registration application.

Examples of acceptable identification are:

  • Identification issued by the state of Missouri, an agency of the state, or a local election authority of the state;
  • Identification issued by the United States government or agency thereof;
  • Identification issued by an institution of higher education, including a university, college, vocational and technical school, located within the state of Missouri;
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that contains the name and address of the voter;
  • Driver’s license or state identification card issued by another state
  • Other identification approved by the Secretary of State under rules promulgated pursuant to subsection 3 of this code section or other identification approved by federal law.
Montana Any registered Montana voter can vote absentee.

If voter has voted in Montana at least once before, ID is not required.

However, the voter’s signature on the back of the absentee ballot envelope must match the voter’s signature on file.

If voter is a first-time Montana voter and did not provide ID at voter registration, voter must provide one of the following:

  • Any photo ID with the voter’s name
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and Montana address
  • Bank statement with voter’s name and Montana address
  • Paycheck with voter’s name and Montana address
  • Government check with voter’s name and Montana address
New Hampshire

Must meet one of the following:

  • Voter will be absent on the day of any state election from the county, city, or town in which voter is registered to vote
  • Voter has a religious commitment on Election Day
  • Voter is physically disabled
  • Voter is in the military
  • Employment obligation does not allow voter to go to the polls
  • Voter is in transit to or from work from the time the polls open until after the time the polls close

No ID is required for NH voters who have voted before OR if individual is already a registered voter of NH.

First-time NH voters who did not present ID at the time of voter registration must present ONE of the following:

  • Driver’s license
  • Any Photo ID with the voter’s name
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and NH address
  • Bank statement with voter’s name and NH address
  • Paycheck with voter’s name and NH address
  • Government check with voter’s name and NH address
North Carolina Any registered North Carolina voter can vote absentee.

ID NOT required if voter has voted in North Carolina before.

First-time NC voters who did not meet the ID requirements when registering to vote must include:

  • A copy of a current and valid photo ID that shows the voter’s name

OR

  • A current utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • Government check
  • Paycheck
  • Other government document that shows voter’s name and NC address
North Dakota Any registered North Dakota voter can vote absentee.

Driver’s license number or non-driver’s identification card number

OR

A copy of one of the following:

  • Tribal government-issued identification card
  • Student identification certificate (provided by ND college or university)
  • Long term care identification certificate (provided by ND facility)
  • Passport or Military ID – Only for North Dakota residents living outside the United States who do not possess one of the other forms of identification.

Attester – An applicant without an acceptable form of identification may use an attester. The attester must provide his or her name, North Dakota driver’s license, non-driver’s, or tribal identification number, and sign the absentee/mail ballot application form to attest to the applicant’s North Dakota residency and voting eligibility.

Ohio Any registered Ohio voter can vote absentee.

Driver’s license number or last 4 digits of Social Security number.

If voter CANNOT provide a driver’s license number or SSN, then must provide one of the following:

  • Any current and valid photo ID with voter’s name
  • Military ID with voter’s name
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and Ohio address
  • Bank statement with voter’s name and Ohio address
  • Paycheck with voter’s name and Ohio address
  • Government check with voter’s name and Ohio address
  • Other government document other than voter registration notification with voter’s name and Ohio address
Oklahoma Any registered Oklahoma voter can vote absentee.

No ID is required for Oklahoma voters who have voted before, OR if individual is already a registered voter of Oklahoma.

First-time Oklahoma voters who did not present ID at the time of voter registration must present ONE of the following:

  • Copy of driver’s license
  • Copy of any photo ID with the voter’s name
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and Oklahoma address
  • Bank statement with voter’s name and Oklahoma address
  • Paycheck with voter’s name and Oklahoma address
  • Government check with voter’s name and Oklahoma address
  • Government document with voter’s name and Oklahoma address
Pennsylvania

Must meet one of the following:

  • A person who is or may be in the military service of the U.S., regardless of whether at the time of voting the person is present in the election district of residence or in the Commonwealth and regardless of whether he or she is registered to vote.
  • A spouse or dependent residing with or accompanying a person in the military service of the U.S. and who expects on Election Day to be absent from his or her municipality of residence during the entire period in which the polling places are open for voting (7 a.m. to 8 p.m.).
  • A member of the Merchant Marine and his/her spouse and dependents residing with or accompanying the Merchant Marine, who expect to be absent on Election Day from the Commonwealth or the municipality of residence during the entire period in which the polling places are open for voting. 
  • A member of a religious or welfare group attached to and serving with the armed forces and his/her spouse and dependents residing with or accompanying him or her, who expect on Election Day to be absent from the Commonwealth or the municipality of residence during the entire period in which the polling places are open for voting.
  • An individual who, because of the elector's duties, occupation or business (including leaves of absence for teaching, vacations and sabbatical leaves), expects on Election Day to be absent from his/her municipality of residence during the entire period the polls are open for voting and the spouse and dependents of such electors who are residing with or accompanying the elector and for that reason also expect to be absent from his/her municipality during the entire period the polls are open for voting

Voters must provide one of the following

  • Driver’s License or PennDOT photo ID number
  • Last 4 digits of Social Security number

OR

Copy of a photo ID issued by the U.S. Federal Government or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including:

  • A Pennsylvania Driver’s License or non-Driver’s License photo ID (IDs are valid for voting purposes 12 months past expiration date)
  • A valid U.S. passport
  • A U.S. military ID - active duty and retired military (a military or veteran’s ID must designate an expiration date or designate that the expiration date is indefinite)
  • A military dependents’ ID that contains an expiration date
  • An employee photo ID issued by Federal, Pennsylvania, County or Municipal government
  • A photo ID card from an accredited Pennsylvania public or private institution of higher learning
  • Photo ID card issued by a Pennsylvania care facility, including long-term care facilities, assisted living residences or personal care homes
  • A non-photo driver’s license or other non-photo ID issued by PennDOT (if the voter has a religious objection to being photographed)
Rhode Island Any registered Rhode Island voter can vote absentee.

Rhode Island driver’s license number or Rhode Island ID number (from voter registration)

First-time Rhode Island voters who did not present ID at the time of voter registration must present ONE of the following:

  • Driver’s license
  • Any photo ID with the voter’s name
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and Rhode Island address
  • Bank statement with voter’s name and Rhode Island address
  • Paycheck with voter’s name and Rhode Island address
  • Government check with voter’s name and Rhode Island address
South Carolina
  • Persons who will be on vacation outside their county of residence on Election Day
  • Members of the Uniformed Services, American Red Cross, or Merchant Marine, and their spouses and dependents residing with them
  • Persons who, for reasons of employment, will not be able to vote on Election Day
  • Physically disabled persons
  • Persons sixty-five years of age or older
  • Persons serving as a juror in state or federal court on Election Day
  • Persons admitted to the hospital as emergency patients on day of election or within a four-day period before the election
  • Persons with a death or funeral in the family within three days before the election
  • Persons confined to a jail or pre-trial facility pending disposition of arrest or trial
  • Persons attending sick or physically disabled persons
  • Certified poll watchers, poll managers, and county election officials working on Election Day
  • Missing Overseas Voters
  • Students attending higher education outside of their county
  • Government employees who are residing outside their county and their spouses/dependents

No additional ID required for registered South Carolina voters.

First-time South Carolina voters who did not present ID at the time of voter registration must present ONE of the following:

  • Driver’s license
  • Any photo ID with the voter’s name
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and South Carolina address
  • Bank statement with voter’s name and South Carolina address
  • Paycheck with voter’s name and South Carolina address
  • Government check with voter’s name and South Carolina address
South Dakota Any registered South Dakota voter can vote absentee.

No ID required if absentee voter application can be notarized.

If it CANNOT be notarized, ID is required. Choose from one of the following:

  • A South Dakota driver’s license
  • A South Dakota non-driver identification card
  • A passport or other picture ID issued by the U.S. government
  • A tribal photo ID
  • Current student photo ID issued by a South Dakota high school or postsecondary education institution
Tennessee

First time Tennessee voters who registered by mail CANNOT vote absentee.

Choose from ONE of the following:

  • The voter will be outside the county of registration during the early voting period and all day on Election Day
  • The voter or the voter’s spouse is enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university outside the county of registration
  • The voter is medically unable; voter’s physician must provide a statement to the County Election Commission
  • The voter resides in a licensed facility providing relatively permanent domiciliary care, other than a penal institution, outside the voter's county of residence
  • The voter will be unable to vote in person due to service as a juror for a federal or state court
  • The voter is sixty years of age or older
  • The voter has a physical disability and an inaccessible polling place
  • The voter is hospitalized, ill, or physically disabled and because of such condition, cannot vote in person
  • The voter is a caretaker of a person who is hospitalized, ill, or disabled
  • The voter is a candidate for office in the election
  • The voter serves as an Election Day official or as a member or employee of the election commission
  • The voter’s observance of a religious holiday prevents him or her from voting in person during the early voting period and on Election Day
  • The voter possesses a valid commercial driver license and certifies that he or she will be working outside the state or county of registration during the early voting period and all day on Election Day
  • The voter is a member of the military or is an overseas citizen
Social Security number
Texas

Eligible to vote absentee if one of the following applies:

  • Voter is going to be away from your county on Election Day and during early voting
  • Voter is sick or disabled
  • Voter is 65 years of age or older on Election Day
  • Voter is confined in jail, but eligible to vote

ID NOT required if voter has voted in Texas before.

First-time voters who did not provide driver’s license or Social Security number on their voter registration form must provide ONE of the following:

  • Driver’s license
  • State ID
  • U.S. Passport
  • U.S. Birth certificate
  • U.S. Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and Texas address
  • Bank statement with voter’s name and Texas address
  • Paycheck with voter’s name and Texas address
  • Government check with voter’s name and Texas address
Utah Any registered Utah voter can vote absentee.

ID NOT required if voter has voted in Utah before.

First-time voters who did not provide photo ID or proof of residency at time of voter registration must provide ONE of the following:

  • Utah driver’s license
  • Utah State ID
  • U.S. Passport
  • Military ID

OR

TWO of the following:

  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and Utah address
  • Bank statement with voter’s name and Utah address
  • Paycheck with voter’s name and Utah address
  • Government check with voter’s name and Utah address
Virginia

From the following circumstances, choose ONE:

  • Voter will be absent from the county or city in which you are entitled to vote, due to an obligation of business, profession, or occupation or while on personal business or vacation
  • Student who is attending school outside of VA
  • Spouse of a student who is attending school outside of VA
  • Voter is pregnant
  • Voter is physically disabled
  • Voter is ill
  • Voter is in jail for a misdemeanor
  • Voter is an election official
  • Voter is primary caretaker for a family member who is ill and confined to the home
  • Voter has a religious obligation on Election Day
  • Voter is in the U.S. armed forces/military or the spouse of such voter
  • Voter is a Merchant Marine or spouse of a Merchant Marine
  • Voter or your spouse temporarily lives abroad
  • Voter is a representative of political party or candidate
  • Voter is a First Responder who will be on active duty during the 12 hours the polls are open

Acceptable ID required only if casting ballot in person:

  • Virginia voter registration card
  • Valid Virginia driver's license
  • Military ID
  • Any Federal, Virginia state or local government-issued ID
  • Employer-issued photo ID card
  • Concealed handgun permit
  • Valid student ID issued by any institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Current utility bill, bank statement, government check or paycheck indicating the name and address of the voter
  • Social Security card
Washington Most Washington voters vote by mail.

Voters who did not provide ID with voter registration must provide one of the following:

  • Driver's license
  • State ID card
  • Student ID card
  • Tribal ID card
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and Washington address
  • Bank statement with voter’s name and Washington address
  • Paycheck with voter’s name and Washington address
  • Government check with voter’s name and Washington address
Wisconsin Any registered Wisconsin voter can vote absentee.

ID NOT required if voter has voted in Wisconsin before.

First-time voters who did not submit proof of residence with their voter registration form must submit proof of residence, which includes:

  • A current and valid Wisconsin driver’s license
  • A current and valid Wisconsin I.D. card
  • Any other official I.D. card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit
  • Any employer-issued photo I.D. card, issued in the normal course of business, but not including a business card
  • A university, college or technical college fee card or I.D. card with your photo and current address (May be used even if the card does not contain the cardholder's address, if the educational institution provides a certified student list for use at the polling place)
  • A utility bill (e.g., gas, electric, cable TV or telephone) for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before Election Day
  • A bank statement
  • A real estate (i.e., property) tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election
  • A paycheck or a government check or other document issued by unit of government.