NORTH CAROLINA Voter ID Information

Voter ID rules are changing in North Carolina in 2019. VoteRiders is here to help you understand the requirements, obtain your North Carolina voter ID, and vote with confidence!

In 2018, NC voters passed a constitutional amendment authorizing the state legislature to implement a voter ID requirement. The exact details of what types of ID will be valid for voting under the new law, for both in-person voting and absentee ballots, have yet to be agreed and implemented. We will update this page as new legislation is passed and any court decisions are issued. For questions or help obtaining NC ID to vote, call VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

Stay tuned for the 2019 update of our North Carolina Voter ID Information card! 

While the following voter photo IDs appear in the new North Carolina law, they will not be required until the State Board of Elections publishes rules that must accompany implementation.

Show one of the following photo IDs at the polls:
  • NC driver's license #
  • NC non-drivers ID card #
  • U.S. passport #
  • County-issued voter ID card #
  • Tribal enrollment card #
  • Student ID from UNC school, community college or private university #
  • Employee ID card from state or local government entity, including charter school #
  • Driver's license or ID issued by another state if voter registered within 90 days of election #
  • U.S. military ID ##
  • Veterans Affairs ID card ##
Voters who are at least 65 years old may present any allowed ID that is expired, as long as the ID was unexpired on his or her 65th birthday.
# Unexpired or expired for less than a year
## Needn’t show expiration or issuance date

Free Printable: NC Voter ID Info wallet card
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