NORTH DAKOTA Voter ID Information

Registered North Dakota voters must show ID at the polls to vote. If you didn't bring ID to the polling place, your ballot will be set aside. In order for your ballot to be counted, you must return with ID to the polling place before the polls close on Election Day, or to the office of the administrator of elections in your area before the meeting of the canvassing board. This is typically on the sixth day after the election.

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 NORTH DAKOTA

Voting in-person requires a North Dakota:
  • Current driver’s license or non-driver's ID card
  • Tribal government-issued ID
OR
  • Long-term care certificate (provided by ND facility)
Identification must include the voter's:
  • Name
  • Current residential address (not a PO Box)
  • Date of birth
In addition to your ID, you can supplement any missing or outdated voter info with:
  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank statement
  • Document or check issued by a federal, state, or local government
  • Paycheck

LOCAL VOTING RESOURCES

OUT-OF-STATE ID

NO! North Dakota does not accept ID from other states as voter ID. 

STUDENT ID

NO! North Dakota does not accept student ID.

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