IDAHO Voter ID Information

Registered Idaho voters will be asked to show an acceptable photo ID at the polls to vote. Voters without ID can sign an affidavit and vote a regular ballot.

VoteRiders provides information and free, expert assistance to help you with voter ID including how to renew your expired ID, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and how to correct errors in your birth certificate. Call or text VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

GUIDE TO VOTER ID RULES IN IDAHO

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.

 

FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

First-time voters, including those who have not voted in a previous Federal election or who have never voted in their county of residence in a Federal election, must present documentation proving their identity in order to complete their voter registration. This is required under the federal Help America Vote Act, enacted in 2002.

OUT-OF-STATE ID

NO! Idaho does not accept IDs from other states as voter ID.

STUDENT ID

YES! Idaho accepts current student ID issued by an Idaho high school or postsecondary education institution.

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