Voter ID Info Cards

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VoteRiders can help you exercise your democratic right to vote in Alabama. We are experts in helping eligible voters obtain valid ID for voting. It can be confusing to understand Alabama's voter ID requirements, so we provide updated resources and free assistance to help you with voter ID questions including how to replace your expired ID cards, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and how to correct errors in your birth certificate. For questions or help obtaining AL ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Alabama

Unexpired Photo ID 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 issued by US government or any entity of AL
  • Student or employee ID from post-high school institution
  • Military ID
  • Tribal ID
If an eligible voter doesn’t have a valid ID and is positively identified by 2 election officials, they can so state in a sworn affidavit so such voter can vote a regular ballot.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Alaska.

For questions or help obtaining AK ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Must be current:

  • Driver’s license*
  • State ID Card*
  • US Passport
  • Military ID card
  • Voter ID card
  • Hunting or fishing license*
  • Other current or valid photo ID
  • Utility bill**
  • Pay check**
  • Bank statement**
  • Government check**
  • Other government issued document**
* issued by any state
** Must have name and current address
Voters without acceptable ID can vote a questioned ballot, and a review board will determine if their ballot can be counted.

VoteRiders can help you exercise your democratic right to vote in Arizona. We are experts in helping eligible voters obtain valid ID for voting. It can be confusing to understand Arizona's voter ID requirements, so we provide updated resources and free assistance to help you with voter ID questions including how to replace your expired ID cards, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and how to correct errors in your birth certificate. 

For questions or help obtaining AZ ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ local Voter ID Helpline: 480-587-4522 or toll-free 844-338-8743.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Arizona

Photo ID such as:
  • AZ driver’s license or AZ state ID
  • Tribal ID
  • Federal, state or local government-issued ID
OR
TWO (2) non-photo items such as:
  • Utility bill
  • Recent bank/credit union statement
  • AZ vehicle registration or insurance card
  • Tribal ID
  • Property tax statement
  • Recorder’s certificate
  • Voter registration card
  • Federal, state, or local ID
  • Any mailing labeled "official election material"

All of the above: Current or no expiration date; name and address that reasonably match voter’s registration; if different address or military ID/passport lack address, item from 2nd list with correct address


Curious about Arkansas voter ID requirements? VoteRiders can help, with free resources and expert assistance to help you with voter ID questions including how to replace your expired or lost Arkansas ID cards, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and even how to correct errors in your birth certificate. 

For questions or help obtaining AR ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Arkansas.

Valid Forms of ID include:
  • Shows the name of voter;
  • Shows photo of voter;
  • Is issued by:
    • US (e.g., Passport, Military ID, public assistance card) or
    • State of AR (e.g., driver’s license or photo ID card, concealed handgun carry license, voter verification card) or
    • Accredited postsecondary education institution in AR (i.e., employee badge or ID) or
    • The administrator of a long-term care or residential care facility licensed by AR, attesting that the voter is a resident; and
  • If shows expiration date, is not expired or expired no more than 4 years before date of election.
If no ID: Cast a provisional ballot and complete a sworn statement that you're the person who is registered to vote.

VoteRiders can help you exercise your democratic right to vote in California. Once you are registered to vote, California does NOT require voters to show ID at the polls, except for some first-time voters as required by federal law. However, sometimes poll workers are confused and will ask for ID for voting. Voters may also be confused and believe that they cannot vote without ID.  That is why VoteRiders provides updated resources and free assistance to help you with voter ID questions. For questions about California's voting requirements, call VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS (FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS)

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number OR
  • State-assigned unique number

If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a COPY of current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Concise guide to voter ID rules in Colorado. For questions or help obtaining CO ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

If ID shows address, must be CO address:
  • CO driver’s license or ID card #
  • U.S. Passport #
  • Medicare or Medicaid card #
  • Certified U.S. birth certificate or naturalization document
  • Group residential care facility verification
  • Tribal certificate
  • Name & address on copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government document including check (within 60 days)
  • Employee ID issued by US, CO or their subdivisions #* 
  • U.S. military or veterans ID #* 
  • Student ID issued by CO postsecondary school #* 
# current
* with photo

Free Printable: CO Voter ID Info wallet card 
     (tarjeta en español)

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Connecticut. For questions or help obtaining CT ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

  • Social Security Card

  • Any other pre-printed form of ID that shows your

    • Name and address, OR

    • Name and signature, OR

    • Name and photo

If you do not have any of the above IDs, you can still vote by signing a State affidavit.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Delaware. For questions or help obtaining DE ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

ID with voter’s name and address:
  • DE driver’s license
  • DE ID card
  • Work ID with photo
  • U.S. postal material including polling place card

If none of above IDs, sign affidavit of affirmation that you are the person listed on election district record


Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in the District of Columbia except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number OR
  • State-assigned unique number

If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a COPY of current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


VoteRiders can help you exercise your democratic right to vote in Florida. We are experts in helping eligible voters obtain valid ID for voting. It can be confusing to understand Florida's voter ID requirements, so we provide updated resources and free assistance to help you with voter ID questions including how to replace your expired ID cards, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and how to correct errors in your birth certificate. For questions or help obtaining FL ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Florida

Current ID with photo & signature:
  • FL driver license or FL state ID
  • U.S. Passport
  • Debit or credit card
  • Military ID
  • Student ID*
  • Retirement center ID
  • Neighborhood association ID
  • Public assistance ID
  • Veterans health ID card
  • License to carry concealed weapon or firearm
  • Employee ID card issued by entity of Federal Government, or of FL, county, or municipality

*County determines validity if no expiration date

If above photo ID has no signature: need additional ID with signature

Provisional ballot counts if signature matches voter registration record

VoteRiders can help you exercise your democratic right to vote in Georgia. We are experts in helping eligible voters obtain valid ID for voting, including free information and assistance to help you understand Georgia's voter ID requirements, replace your expired ID cards, obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and even correct errors in your birth certificate. For questions or help obtaining GA ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Georgia.

Photo ID:
  • GA driver's license
  • U.S.- or any other state-issued ID*
  • Free GA Voter ID Card*
  • U.S. passport*
  • Military ID*
  • Employee ID issued by US government or GA entity*
  • Tribal ID*
  • Student ID issued by listed institutions
* must be current

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Hawaii. For questions or help obtaining HI ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Precinct official may ask voter to provide current ID:
  • HI driver’s license or HI state ID
  • Military ID card
  • US Passport
  • Utility bill*
  • Bank statement*
  • Paycheck*
  • Government check* 
  • Other government document*

* with voter’s name and address 

If voter’s recitation of name, residence address & date of birth matches the poll book, a regular ballot will be provided

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Idaho. For questions or help obtaining Idaho ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Photo ID:
  • Idaho driver’s license or Idaho ID card
  • U.S. passport or Federal ID card
  • Tribal ID card
  • Current student ID issued by Idaho high school or postsecondary education institution
A voter without acceptable ID can sign the Personal Identification Affidavit and vote a regular ballot.

Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Illinois except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number

If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Concise guide to voter ID rules in Indiana. For questions or help obtaining IN ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

  • Must display voter's photo
  • Name must conform to voter’s registration record
  • Must be current or expired after November 8, 2016*
  • Must be issued by State of IN or US government

*Expiration date (1) not required or (2) may be “indefinite” if ID issued by US Dept of Defense, US Veteran Affairs or Admin, branch of uniformed services, Merchant Marine, or IN National Guard


Guide to voter ID rules in Iowa as of 1/1/2018. For questions or help obtaining IA ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

You will be asked to show one ID at the polls:
  • Iowa Driver's License
  • Iowa Non-Operator's ID
  • U.S. Passport
  • Military ID
  • Veteran's ID
  • Voter ID Card
If you do not have acceptable ID, you may sign an oath verifying your identity and then cast a regular ballot.

Curious about voter ID in Kansas? VoteRiders can help! We are experts in helping eligible voters obtain valid ID for voting. It can be confusing to keep up with changes to Kansas's voter registration and ID requirements, so we provide updated resources and free assistance to help you with voter ID questions including how to replace your expired ID cards, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and how to correct errors in your birth certificate. For questions or help obtaining KS ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Kansas.

Photo ID (current though needn’t have expiration date; voters age 65 or older: ok if ID is expired):
  • Driver's license or state ID card*
  • Concealed handgun license*
  • US passport
  • Employee ID**
  • Military ID issued by the US
  • Student ID card issued by accredited higher-education institution in KS
  • Public assistance ID card**
  • Tribal ID

* issued by any state or district of the US

** issued by municipal, county, state, or federal government office


Concise guide to voter ID rules in Kentucky. For questions or help obtaining KY ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Election officers confirm voter by personal acquaintance, or IDs such as:
  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security card
  • KY County ID card: Approved by State Board of Elections
  • Credit card
  • Any ID card with voter’s picture and signature

Free Printable: KY Voter ID Info wallet card
(tarjeta en español)

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Louisiana. For questions or help obtaining LA ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

  • LA driver's license 
  • LA special ID card 
  • Other generally recognized picture ID card with voter's name and signature
If none of above, you can complete and sign affidavit including date of birth and mother’s maiden name

Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Maine except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS
Voter registration requires in this order:
  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Maryland except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number

If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Massachusetts except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS
Voter registration requires in this order:
  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Concise guide to voter ID rules in Michigan. For questions or help obtaining MI ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

PHOTO ID:
  • Michigan driver’s license or MI personal ID card      
  • Driver’s License or other ID issued by another state or federal government* 
  • U.S. Passport*
  • Military ID card*
  • Student ID card from high school or accredited institution of higher education*
  • Tribal ID card*

* must be current

If you don’t bring or have an acceptable ID, you can still vote by signing an affidavit on Election Day.

Free Printable: MI Voter ID Info wallet card 
     (tarjeta en español)

Voter ID info for absentee ballots in Michigan

Verify your MI voter registration status

More Info: Michigan Secretary of State

Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Minnesota except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS
Voter registration requires in this order:
  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: MN Voter ID Info wallet card
     (tarjeta en español)

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Mississippi. For questions or help obtaining MS ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Photo ID with voter’s name*:
  • Driver’s license
  • ID issued by branch, department, agency or entity of US or any State government
  • U.S. Passport
  • Government employee ID card
  • Firearms license
  • Tribal ID card
  • U.S. military ID
  • Student ID issued by accredited MS university, college, or community/junior college
  • MS Voter ID card 
*Can be expired maximum 10 years, so long as validly issued by federal or a state government

What ID is required to vote in Missouri? VoteRiders has all the information eligible voters need, and free assistance obtaining your Missouri voter ID.  Missouri's voter ID law can be confusing, so if you have questions or need help replacing your expired ID cards, obtaining the documents needed to secure your ID (e.g., birth certificate), and how to correct errors in your birth certificate - call or text VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743. This information updated as of 10/23/2018.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Missouri.

PHOTO ID:

  • Nonexpired MO driver's license, or nonexpired or nonexpiring MO non-driver's license
  • Nonexpired document with voter’s name; issued by US or state of MO
  • Nonexpired or nonexpiring military ID card
  • Name on ID substantially conforms to most recent signature in voter registration record
If none of the above, then vote regular ballot if you present
  • ID issued by MO, state agency or local election authority; US government or agency; MO-located institution of higher education; OR
  • current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government document including check with voter’s name and address
Provisional ballot will count if signature matches voter registration record

Free Printable: MO Voter ID Info wallet card 
(tarjeta en español)

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Montana. For questions or help obtaining MT ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

  • Current photo ID showing voter's name* 
  • Current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, voter registration confirmation, government check or other government document showing voter’s name and current address

* such as valid driver's license, state ID, school district or postsecondary education ID, or tribal ID

If you do not have any of the items listed above, you can still vote a regular ballot if your “Polling Place Elector ID” form can be verified by the Election Office.

Free Printable: MT Voter ID Info wallet card 
     (tarjeta en español)

Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Nebraska except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number

If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:

  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: NE Voter ID Info wallet card
     (tarjeta en español)

Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Nevada except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS
Voter registration requires in this order:
  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: NV Voter ID Info wallet card
     (tarjeta en español)

Concise guide to voter ID rules in New Hampshire.

For questions or help obtaining NH ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

PHOTO ID - expiration or issuance date not to exceed 5 years#:

  • Driver's license from any state or federal government
  • Non-driver’s ID card issued by any state
  • US armed services ID or passcard
  • US passport or passcard
  • Student ID issued by listed institutions in NH (postsecondary schools; requires date of issuance)
  • Any other photo ID considered legitimate
# If age 65 or older, ok if ID is expired.
Any voter who does not present an approved photo ID, or have their identity verified by an election official, will be permitted to vote after executing a challenged voter affidavit.

Free Printable: NH Voter ID Info wallet card 
(tarjeta en español)

Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in New Jersey except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS
Voter registration requires in this order:
  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: NJ Voter ID Info wallet card
     (tarjeta en español)

Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in New Mexico except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: NM Voter ID Info wallet card
     (tarjeta en español)

Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in New York except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: NY Voter ID Info wallet card
     (tarjeta en español)

Voter ID rules will be changing in North Carolina in 2019, and VoteRiders is here to help you understand the requirements, obtain your NC voter ID, and vote with confidence!

In 2018, NC voters passed a constitutional amendment authorizing the state legislature to implement a voter ID requirement. The exact details of what types of ID will be valid for voting under the new law, for both in-person voting and absentee ballots, have yet to be agreed and implemented. We will update this page as new legislation is passed and any court decisions are issued. For questions or help obtaining NC ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in North Carolina except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: NC Voter ID Info wallet card
     (tarjeta en español)

What ID is required to vote in North Dakota? VoteRiders has all the information eligible voters need, and free assistance obtaining your North Dakota voter ID.  North Dakota is the only state that does not require voter registration in advance. Instead, voters provide proof of their identity and residency on Election Day at their polling place. If you have any questions about voter ID in North Dakota, or need help designating a residential street address, replacing your expired ID cards, obtaining the documents needed to secure your ID, or correcting errors in your birth certificate, please call or text VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in North Dakota. Updated as of 10/10/2018.

Voting in-person requires a North Dakota:
  • Current driver’s license or non-driver's ID card
  • Tribal government-issued ID
OR
  • Long-term care certificate (provided by ND facility)
Identification must include the voter's:
  • Name
  • Current residential address
  • Date of birth
In addition to your ID, you can supplement any missing or outdated voter info with:
  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank statement
  • Document or check issued by a federal, state, or local government
  • Paycheck

Free Printable: ND Voter ID Info wallet card
(tarjeta en español)

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Ohio. For questions or help obtaining OH ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Acceptable IDs at the polling place include:
  • Unexpired OH driver’s license or state ID card 
  • Military ID
  • Unexpired photo ID issued by US govt or State of Ohio with voter’s name and current address
  • Utility bill (including cell phone)*
  • Bank statement*
  • Government check*
  • Paycheck*
  • Other government document* - federal, state, local (other than a notice of voter registration mailed by a board of elections)

* original or copy, with the voter’s name and current address and dated within last 12 months

If you do not have any of above IDs, your provisional ballot will count if board of elections verifies your OH driver’s license or state ID number or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number

Free Printable: OH Voter ID Info wallet card 
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Concise guide to voter ID rules in Oklahoma. For questions or help obtaining OK ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Voter identification card issued by appropriate county elections board* 
OR
ID issued by US Government, OK, or Fed-recognized Tribal government* with:
  1. Voter’s photograph AND
  2. Current as of date of voting (except voters aged 65 or older: ID can be valid indefinitely)

* Voter’s name substantially conforms to name in precinct registry

Voter who doesn't produce acceptable ID may sign statement under oath to affirm identify and then cast provisional ballot

Free Printable: OK Voter ID Info wallet card 
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Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Oregon except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: OR Voter ID Info wallet card
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Verify your OR voter registration status

More Info: Oregon Secretary of State

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Pennsylvania. For questions or help obtaining PA ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

IDs FOR FIRST-TIME VOTERS AT A POLLING PLACE

Photo ID:

  • PA Driver’s License or PennDOT ID card*
  • PA Commonwealth issued ID
  • U.S. Government issued ID
  • U.S. Passport
  • Military ID
  • Student ID
  • 
Employee ID

OR Non-photo ID that includes name and address:

  • Voter Registration Card
  • PA Commonwealth issued ID
  • 
US Government issued ID
  • 
Firearm permit
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government check*

* must be current

 Absentee ballot applications: PA Driver’s License #, Social Security #, OR copy of above-listed ID

Note: Pennsylvania’s voter ID requirement for first time voters at a precinct is separate from the HAVA federal voter registration requirement for first time voters


Free Printable: PA Voter ID Info wallet card 
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Verify your PA voter registration status

More Info: Pennsylvania Secretary of State

What types of ID are valid for voting in Rhode Island? VoteRiders helps eligible voters obtain ID to vote, and exercise their democratic right to vote with confidence. Rhode Island's voter ID requirements are complicated, so we provide these updated resources and free assistance to help you with voter ID questions including: How to replace your expired ID cards, How to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and How to correct errors in your birth certificate. For questions or help obtaining TX ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743

Concise guide to voter ID law in Rhode Island. For questions or help obtaining RI ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

PHOTO ID:
  • RI driver’s license
  • US passport
  • ID card issued by a US-located educational institution
  • US military ID card
  • ID card issued by US government or State of RI (RIPTA bus pass, etc.)
  • Government issued medical card
  • RI Voter ID card
Voters without ID can vote a provisional ballot, which will be counted if the signature matches voter's registration record.

Free Printable: RI Voter ID Info wallet card 
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Voter ID info for absentee ballots in Rhode Island

Verify your RI voter registration status and find your polling place

More Info: Rhode Island Secretary of State

Concise guide to voter ID rules in South Carolina.

For questions or help obtaining SC ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Current photo ID:
  • SC Driver’s License or DMV ID card
  • US Passport
  • Military ID issued by federal government
  • SC Voter Registration card
If you cannot obtain a valid ID because of a "reasonable impediment," you can list such impediment; present your current, non-photo registration card; and sign an affidavit so your provisional ballot will count.

Free Printable: SC Voter ID Info wallet card 
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Voter ID info for absentee ballots in South Carolina

Verify your SC voter registration status

More Info: South Carolina Election Commission

Concise guide to voter ID rules in South Dakota. For questions or help obtaining SD ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Photo ID:
  • SD driver’s license or SD state ID card
  • US government-issued ID
  • Tribal ID card
  • Current student ID card from a SD-located high school or accredited institution of higher learning
If you are not able to present acceptable ID, you can still vote by signing a Personal Identification Affidavit.

Free Printable: SD Voter ID Info wallet card 
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Voter ID info for absentee ballots in South Dakota

Verify your SD voter registration status and find your polling place

More Info: South Dakota Secretary of State

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Tennessee. For questions or help obtaining TN ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Photo ID with voter’s name, even if expired:
  • TN driver license or TN state ID
  • US Passport
  • ID issued by TN Department of Safety and Homeland Security
  • ID issued by federal or TN state government
  • US Military ID
  • TN handgun carry permit
NOTE: College student ID unacceptable
Can sign form under oath if unable to afford documents to get photo ID 

Free Printable: TN Voter ID Info card 
     (tarjeta en español)

Voter ID info for Tennessee absentee ballots

Verify your TN voter registration status

More Info: Tennessee Secretary of State

VoteRiders can help you exercise your democratic right to vote in Texas. We are experts in helping eligible voters obtain valid ID for voting. It can be confusing to understand Texas' voter ID requirements, so we provide updated resources and free assistance to help you with voter ID questions including how to replace your expired ID cards, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and how to correct errors in your birth certificate.

For questions or help obtaining TX ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Texas as of August 2018

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.)
AND

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 

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Concise guide to voter ID rules in Utah. For questions or help obtaining UT ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

ONE ID with voter’s name & photo, including:
  • UT driver's license*
  • ID card issued by UT or an entity of U.S.*
  • UT concealed weapon permit*
  • U.S. passport*
  • Tribal ID (needn’t include photo)
OR
TWO IDs with voter's name & evidence voter resides in voting precinct, including:
  • Utility bill*
  • Bank or other financial account statement
  • Certified birth certificate
  • Social Security card
  • A check issued by UT or U.S.
  • Paycheck from your employer
  • UT hunting or fishing license*
  • U.S. military ID card*
  • Certified naturalization documentation
  • Certified court records: adoption or name change
  • Medicaid, Medicare, or Electronic Benefits Transfer card
  • ID issued by UT local government or employer*
  • ID issued by UT-located post-secondary school*
  • UT vehicle registration*
* must be current
If a poll worker issues a provisional ballot to a voter for lack of valid voter identification, the voter will have until the close of normal office hours on Monday after the day of the election to present valid voter identification to the county clerk at the county clerk's office or to an election officer who is administering the election.

Free Printable: UT Voter ID Info wallet card 
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Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Vermont except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: VT Voter ID Info wallet card
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VoteRiders can help you exercise your democratic right to vote in Virginia. We are experts in helping eligible voters obtain valid ID for voting. It can be confusing to understand Virginia's voter ID requirements, so we provide updated resources and free assistance to help you with voter ID questions including how to replace your expired ID cards, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and how to correct errors in your birth certificate. 

For questions or help obtaining VA ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Virginia

Photo ID - show ONE:
  • VA driver's license or US passport*
  • Student ID issued by VA-located institution of higher ed or any private school*
  • Employee ID issued in ordinary course of business**
  • Tribal ID**
  • VA Voter Photo ID Card+
  • Issued by VA, VA subdivision, or US
* current or expired no more than 12 months
** expired no more than 12 months; valid even if no expiration date
+ no restriction since no expiration date; temporary ID available if election in less than 21 days

Detailed Virginia Voter ID Guide

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Washington.

For questions or help obtaining WA ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

To vote at a voting center:

Your signature on ballot declaration or provisional ballot must match voter registration record, or you must provide photo ID such as:
  • Driver’s license
  • State ID card
  • Student ID card
  • Tribal ID card
  • Employer ID card

Free Printable: WA Voter ID Info wallet card 
(tarjeta en español)

Verify your WA voter registration status

More Info: Revised Code of Washington

Concise guide to voter ID rules in West Virginia as of 1/1/2018. For questions or help obtaining WV ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Show one ID at the polls. Must be valid and unexpired.
Non-Photo ID:
  • Voter registration card
  • Medicare card or Social Security card
  • Birth certificate
  • WV hunting or fishing license
  • WV SNAP ID card
  • WV TANF program ID card
  • WV Medicaid ID card
  • Bank or debit card
  • Utility bill or bank statement (w/in 6 mos. of election date)
  • Health insurance card issued to voter
Photo ID:
  • WV driver’s license or other DMV-issued WV ID
  • Driver’s license issued by another state
  • U.S. passport or card
  • U.S. Military card
  • US or WV Government employee ID card
  • Student ID card
  • Concealed carry permit
Exceptions:

Exception 1. Signed, Sworn Statement by an Adult who has Known the Voter for At Least 6 Months

A voter does not have to show an ID to vote if the voter is accompanied by an adult who:

  1. Has known the voter for at least 6 months;
  2. Shows a photo ID with his or her name and address; and
  3. Signs an affidavit at the polling place confirming the voter’s identity.

Exception 2: A Poll Worker Knows the Voter

A voter does to have to show ID to vote if a poll worker has known the voter for at least 6 months. No additional affidavit or ID is required.

Exception 3: Residents of State Care Facilities

Residents of licensed WV state care facilities do not have to show ID to vote if:

  1. The voter is a resident of the care facility;
  2. The care facility is a polling place; and
  3. The resident’s polling place is located at the care facility.
Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What if a voter cannot obtain any of the forms of ID?

  • A: Registered voters can apply for a free Voter ID Card from their county clerk. The Card will show the voter’s name, address, photo and voter identification number. Applications must be submitted in person at the county clerk’s office, and voters can choose to be mailed their Voter ID Card or pick them up at the county clerk’s office.

Q: What if a voter shows up to vote, does not have an ID, and does not fall under any of the exceptions?

  • A: The voter will be able to vote a provisional ballot and has an opportunity to prove his or her residence at the county clerk’s office before canvass begins (usually 5 days after Election Day).

Free Printable: WV Voter ID Info wallet card

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Verify your WV voter registration status and find your polling place

More Info: West Virginia Secretary of State

VoteRiders can help you exercise your democratic right to vote in Wisconsin. We are experts in helping eligible voters obtain valid ID for voting. It can be confusing to understand Wisconsin's voter ID requirements, so we provide updated resources and free assistance to help you with voter ID questions including how to replace your expired ID cards, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and how to correct errors in your birth certificate. For questions or help obtaining WI ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ local Voter ID Helplines: 414-882-8622 (Milwaukee + statewide) or 608-729-7720 (Madison area).

Concise guide to voter ID rules in Wisconsin.

ID with name & photo:
  • WI driver’s license*
  • WI state ID card*
  • US military ID card*
  • US Passport*
  • Veterans Affairs Card – Unexpired or no expiration date
  • WI tribal ID card – Can be current or expired
  • Certificate of Naturalization – Issued within 2 years of voting
  • WI-Accredited College ID with signature – Expires within 2 years of issuance date. Bring proof of enrollment.
  • DMV receipt: ID Petition Process
*OK if expired after Nov. 8, 2016

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Once you have registered to vote, no further voter ID is required to vote in Wyoming except for some first time voters. Additional questions? Call VoteRiders’ toll-free Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

FEDERAL IDS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

Voter registration requires in this order:

  • Current driver’s license number, OR
  • Last 4 digits of social security number, OR
  • State-assigned unique number
If haven’t provided above and vote in person, show a current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*
If haven’t provided above and vote by mail, provide a copy of current:
  • Photo ID, OR
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check*

* shows voter’s name and address


Free Printable: WY Voter ID Info wallet card
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