Concise guide to voter ID rules in Texas as of February 2018. For questions or help obtaining TX ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.
Texas' voter ID law is under review by federal courts. Check back for updates!
Cast a regular ballot if you present:
Photo ID (current or expired up to 4 years, though it can be expired more than 4 years if you are 70 years or older):
- TX driver’s license
- TX Election ID Certificate
- TX Personal ID Card
- Handgun License
- Military ID Card
- US Passport Book or Card
- US Citizenship Certificate*
If you do not have one of the above, then show:
- Voter registration certificate, or
- Certified birth certificate, or
- Current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government document including check** or
- Any other government document showing the voter's name and an address (e.g. an out-of-state license, a government employee ID, etc.)
Complete and sign "Reasonable Impediment Declaration" - an election officer is not permitted to question the reasonableness of your impediment to getting an ID.
* Citizenship Cert. does not expire
** with voter's name and ANY address
Free Printable: TX Voter ID Info wallet card