Registered Michigan 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. 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.
GUIDE TO VOTER ID RULES IN MICHIGAN
- Michigan driver’s license or MI personal ID card
- Driver’s License or other ID issued by another state or federal government*
- U.S. Passport*
- Military ID card*
- Student ID card from high school or accredited institution of higher education*
- Tribal ID card*
* must be current
If you don’t bring or have an acceptable ID, you can still vote by signing an affidavit on Election Day.
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.