Alabama ID requirements for absentee ballots

Who is eligible for Absentee Voting?
  • 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 appointed election officer 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
What Types of ID are required to apply for Absentee Voting?

Include a copy of of your valid photo identification (same forms of ID as required at the polls):

  • AL Driver’s license or Nondriver ID #
  • State-issued ID (AL or any other state)
AL Voter ID
  • Federal government-issued ID including US Passport
  • Employee ID issued by entity of Federal Government or AL
  • Valid student or employee ID from a post-high school institution in the State of Alabama
  • Student or employee ID from state institution of higher learning in any other state
Military ID
  • Tribal ID

# current or expired less than 60 days