Registered voters in Oklahoma need to confirm their identity when they vote in person. See the list below for what forms of identification you can use.

You may need to provide a copy of your ID to vote by mail.

Is out-of-state ID accepted?

You cannot use an ID issued by another state

Is student ID accepted?

You cannot use a student ID

Is an expired ID accepted?

You can use an ID that is unexpired or an ID that is valid indefinitely

Oklahoma ID Requirements for Voting In Person


You can use one of the following IDs if it is unexpired (as of the date you vote) or valid indefinitely. The name on your ID needs to match your name in the precinct registry.

  • A photo ID issued to you by the United States, the State of Oklahoma, or a federally
    recognized Native American nation or tribe (must have an expiration date that is AFTER the election date)
  • A photo ID issued to you by a branch of the United States armed forces because you are a member or a retired member of that service branch
  • The free Voter ID Card sent to you by your County Election Board when you registered to vote

Frequently Asked Questions

Registered Oklahoma Voters must show ID at the polls to vote.

If you are a registered voter but do not present a valid ID at the polling place, you may cast a provisional ballot.

In order for your ballot to be counted, you must sign an affidavit with your:

  • name
  • residence address
  • date of birth
  • either your driver’s license number or the last four digits of your security number.

All of this information must match your voter registration record in order for your ballot to be counted.

Oklahoma ID Requirements for Voting By Mail

Any registered Oklahoma voter can vote absentee. No excuse is necessary.

For “standard” absentee ballots: the affidavit must be notarized.

For voters who have requested “physically incapacitated” absentee ballots: their signature must be witnessed by two people.

BUT: If it is your first time voting in a federal election in Oklahoma, please see the federal ID requirements for first-time voters. A federal election is when you vote for the President, your Congressional Representative, or your Senators.


Frequently Asked Questions

There is no process to “cure” (fix) your ballot if it is rejected.