GEORGIA Voter ID Information

Registered Georgia voters must show unexpired photo ID at the polls to vote. If you are a registered voter but didn't bring your ID to the polling place, you may cast a provisional ballot. In order for your ballot to be counted, you must present acceptable ID within three days after Election Day at the county registrar's office.

VoteRiders provides information and free, expert assistance to help you with voter ID. We can help with renewing your expired ID, obtaining the documents needed to secure your ID, and covering the cost of getting to and from ID-issuing offices. Call or text VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.


Photo ID for voting in Georgia:
  • GA driver's license or GA state ID
  • 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*
  • Acceptable Student Photo ID at these Colleges, Universities and Technical Colleges.
* must be current

First-time voters

When you register to vote or vote for the first time in a federal election in your state, you must prove who you are:
  • If you register to vote in person, you must show a driver’s license, state ID, or provide the last 4 digits of your social security number (SSN), if you have one.
  • If you registered by mail and did not include your state’s driver’s license number or the last 4 digits of your SSN, you must show an acceptable form of ID (see below) at your polling place.
  • If you apply for an absentee/vote by mail ballot and did not include your state’s driver’s license number or the last 4 digits of your SSN when you registered by mail, you must include a copy of an acceptable ID (see below).

Here is a list of acceptable IDs: Documents that prove who you are

Your state may have other ID requirements for voting in person or for absentee/vote by mail ballot.


YES! Georgia accepts ID from other states as voter ID. 


YES! Georgia accepts student ID from an approved list of colleges and universities.