Indiana ID requirements for absentee ballots

Who is eligible for Absentee Voting?

Must meet ONE of the following:

  • Voter has a specific, reasonable expectation you will be absent from the county on Election Day during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open (6a-6p)
  • Voter has a disability
  • Voter is at least 65 years of age
  • Voter will have official election duties outside of your voting precinct
  • Voter is scheduled to work at your regular place of employment during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open
  • Voter will be confined or will be caring for an individual confined due to illness or injury during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open
  • Voter is prevented from voting because of a religious discipline or religious holiday during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open
  • Voter is a participant in the state's address confidentiality program
  • Voter is a member of the military or a public safety officer
  • Voter is a “serious sex offender” as defined in Indiana code 35-42-4-14(a)
  • Voter is unable to access polling location due to lack of transportation
What Types of ID are required to apply for Absentee Voting?

ID is required for first-time Indiana voters who did not provide proof of Indiana residency at the time of voter registration:

  • Indiana Driver’s License
  • Other current and valid photo identification that includes an Indiana address
  • Current utility bill with voter’s name and Indiana address
  • Bank statement that shows voter’s name and Indiana address
  • Government check or other government document that shows voter’s name and Indiana address
  • Paycheck that shows voter’s name and address

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