North Carolina ID requirements for absentee ballots

Who is eligible for Absentee Voting?
  • Any registered North Carolina voter can vote absentee.
What Types of ID are required to apply for Absentee Voting?

ID NOT required if voter has voted in North Carolina before.

First-time NC voters who did not meet the ID requirements when registering to vote must include:

  • A copy of a current and valid photo ID that shows the voter’s name

OR

  • A current utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • Government check
  • Paycheck
  • Other government document that shows voter’s name and NC address

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