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Voter ID laws

Last updated: July 20, 2020
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Alabama

All Alabama voters must show a photo ID. Acceptable forms of ID include: AL Driver’s License or Non-Driver ID (not expired or expired less than 60 days); AL Law Enforcement Agency Digital Driver’s License or Digital Non-Driver ID; AL Photo Voter ID Card; State-Issued ID [AL or any other state, including a Department of Corrections Release - Temporary ID (Photo Required), Movement/Booking Sheet from Prison/Jail System (Photo Required), Pistol Permit (Photo Required)]; Federal-Issued ID; US passport; Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County, Municipality, Board, or other entity of this state; student or employee ID from a public or private college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools); student or employee ID issued by a state institution of higher learning in any other state; Military ID; Tribal ID

If a voter does not have a valid photo ID, they can still vote in an election if they are positively identified by two election officials. A signed affidavit is required in that situation.

Alabama voters must include a COPY of a valid photo ID with their voted ballots.

Acceptable forms of ID include: AL Driver’s License or Non-Driver ID (not expired or expired less than 60 days); AL Law Enforcement Agency Digital Driver’s License or Digital Non-Driver ID; AL Photo Voter ID Card; State-Issued ID [AL or any other state, including a Department of Corrections Release - Temporary ID (Photo Required), Movement/Booking Sheet from Prison/Jail System (Photo Required), Pistol Permit (Photo Required)]; Federal-Issued ID; US passport; Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County, Municipality, Board, or other entity of this state; student or employee ID from a public or private college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools); student or employee ID issued by a state institution of higher learning in any other state; Military ID; Tribal ID.

Alaska

Alaska voters must provide ID to look up their name on the precinct register and verify address.

Acceptable IDs include: Voter ID card, driver’s license, state ID, military ID, passport, hunting or fishing license or other current or valid photo ID. If you do not have the one of those, you may present a current utility bill or paycheck, government check or bank statement or other government issued document.".

Alaska voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Arizona

Every qualified elector is required to show proof of identity at the polling place before receiving a ballot. To fulfill, one (1) from List #1 or two (2) from Lists #2 or 3 will suffice.

List #1 - Sufficient Photo ID including name and address (One Required)

  • Valid AZ driver license, Valid AZ non-operating ID card, Tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal ID, Valid US federal, state, or local government-issued ID

List #2 - Sufficient ID without a photograph that bears the name and address (Two Required)

  • Utility bill (electric, gas, water, solid waste, sewer, telephone, cellular phone, or cable television) of the elector that is dated within 90 days of the date of the election, Bank or credit union statement that is dated within 90 days of the date of the election, Valid AZ Vehicle Registration, Indian census card, Property tax statement of the elector's residence, Tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal ID, AZ vehicle insurance card, Recorder's Certificate, Valid US federal, state, or local government-issued ID, including a voter registration card issued by the County Recorder, Any mailing to the elector marked “Official Election Material”

List #3 - Mix & Match from Lists #1 & #2 (Two Required)

  • Any valid photo ID from List 1 in which the address does not reasonably match the precinct register accompanied by a non-photo identification from List 2 in which the address does reasonably match the precinct register, U.S. Passport without address and one valid item from List 2, U.S. Military identification without address and one valid item from List 2.

Arizona voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Arkansas

All Arkansas voters must show a non-expired photo ID. Acceptable forms of ID include an Arkansas drivers license or state ID card, a drivers license or state ID card issued by another state, a US passport, a military ID card, a public benefits ID card, a student ID card issued by an accredited Arkansas college or university, or any other photo ID issued by the state of Arkansas, another state, or the federal government.

Arkansas voters must provide a COPY of their ID with their voted ballots.

Acceptable forms of ID must meet these requirements:

  • It must show your name and photo
  • It must be issued by the state or Arkansas, or the Federal Government, or an accredited Arkansas college, university, or trade school
  • It must be recent. If the ID is expired, it cannot have expired more than 4 years ago.
California

Most California voters do not need to show ID. First time California voters should plan on showing ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and California address.

California voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Colorado

All Colorado voters need to show ID if they vote in person. Acceptable forms of photo-ID include a Colorado drivers license, a Colorada state ID card, a US passport, a photo ID issued by any Colorado government agency, a photo ID issued by any federal agency, a military ID card, a veteran's ID card, a student ID from an accredited Colorado college or university, or a tribal ID card. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your current name and address. Colorado will also accept a birth certificate or a certified naturalization document.

Colorado voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Connecticut

All Connecticut voters must show ID that includes photo or signature or home address. Acceptable photo ID would include a drivers license from any state, a US passport, a military ID card, a tribal ID card, a student ID card, an employee ID card, or any other government issued photo ID. Acceptable non-photo ID would include a social security card, or a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows name and Connecticut address.

Connecticut voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Delaware

Delaware voters are expected to show proof of ID to identify the individual by photo or signature. Acceptable forms of ID include: Delaware Drivers License or State ID; U. S. Passport; Signed Polling Place or Social Security Card; Signed vehicle registration; Signed credit card with photo; A similar document that identifies the person by photo or signature

If you do not show ID, you must fill out a form before you can vote.

Delaware voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

District of Columbia

Most DC voters do not need to show ID. First time DC voters should plan on showing ID at the polls. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a drivers license from any state, a US passport, a government ID card, a military ID card, a tribal ID card, or a student ID card from an accredited college or university. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and DC address.

DC voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Florida

All Florida voters must show a non-expired ID that includes your photo and your signature. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: Florida drivers license, a Florida ID card, a US passport, a debit or credit card that includes your photo, a Military ID, a Student ID, a Retirement center ID, a Neighborhood association ID, a Public assistance ID, a Veteran health ID card, a firearm license, a government ID card issued by the federal government or the state of Florida.

Florida voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Georgia

All Georgia voters must show a non-expired photo ID issued by any state or federal agency. Examples of acceptable ID include a driver's license from any state; a US passport; a US military photo ID; a tribal ID card; or a student photo ID issued by a Georgia public college, university, or technical school.

Georgia voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Hawaii

Hawaii voters do not need to show ID.

Hawaii voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Idaho

All Idaho voters are expected to show photo ID. Acceptable forms of ID include an Idaho driver license, an Idaho state ID card, a US passport, a photo ID issued by any federal agency, a tribal photo ID, a student ID issued by an Idaho high school or college or university, or a license to carry concealed weapons that shows your photo.

Idaho voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Illinois

Most Illinois voters do not need to show ID at the polls. First time Illinois voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo ID include a non-expired driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Illinois address.

Illinois voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Indiana

All Indiana voters must show an ID that meets four criteria. One, it must show your photo. Two, it must show your name. Three, it cannot be expired. Four, it must be issued by the state of Indiana or the federal government. Examples of acceptable photo ID include an Indiana driver license, an Indiana state ID card, a military ID card, or a US passport.

Indiana voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Iowa

All Iowa voters will be asked to show photo ID when voting. Acceptable forms of photo ID include a non-expired Iowa Drivers License or non-operator ID, a US passport, a military ID card, a veterans ID card, a tribal ID card, or an employee ID issued by the federal government or the state of Iowa. You can also show your voter ID card.

You will need to provide your Iowa driver license number, or your Iowa non-operator ID number, your Iowa voter ID card four-digit PIN number on your absentee ballot application.

Kansas

All Kansas voters must show photo ID when voting. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a drivers license or non-drivers ID card issued by any state; a US passport; a firearm license issued by Kansas or any other state; an employee badge or ID document issued by any government office; a US military ID; a student ID card issued by an accredited Kansas postsecondary educational institution; a Public assistance ID card issued by a government office; a Tribal ID card; or a state voter ID card. If you are under 65 years old, your ID must not be expired. If you are 65 or older, you are allowed to show an expired ID.

You must provide your Kansas drivers license number or Kansas non-driver ID number on your absentee ballot application. If you do not either of these numbers, you must provide a COPY of a valid photo ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a driver license issued by another state, a US passport, an employee ID issued by the state of Kansas or the US federal government, a tribal ID card, a student ID card issued by an accredited Kansas college or university, a public assistance ID card, a Kansas Voter ID card, or a concealed carry of handgun license issued by Kansas or another state.

Kentucky

All Kentucky voters must show ID. Your ID must include your signature. Acceptable forms of photo ID include a drivers license, a US passport, a military ID card, any other photo ID issued by the state of Kentucky or the federal government. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a signed social security card, a credit card, or a debit card.

Kentucky voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Louisiana

All Louisiana voters must show a non-expired ID that includes your photo and your signature. Acceptable forms of photo ID include a Louisiana driver license, a Louisiana special ID card, a US passport, a military ID card, a tribal ID card, or any photo ID issued Louisiana or the federal government.

Louisiana voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Maine

Most Maine voters do not need to show ID. First time Maine voters should plan on showing ID at the polls. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a drivers license from any state, a US passport, a government ID card, a military ID card, a tribal ID card, or a student ID card from an accredited college or university. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Maine address.

Maine voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Maryland

Most Maryland voters do not need to show ID. First time Maryland voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo ID include a non-expired driver license from any state, a student ID card, a military ID card, a tribal ID card, a US passport, or any other photo ID issued by any state or the federal government. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and Maryland address.

Maryland voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Massachusetts

Most Massachusetts voters do not need to show ID. First time Massachusetts voters should plan on showing ID at the polls. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID card, a military ID card, a tribal ID card, or a student ID card from an accredited college or university. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Massachusetts address.

Massachusetts voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Michigan

All Michigan voters must show photo-ID when voting. Acceptable forms of photo ID include a non-expired Michigan drivers license or state ID card, a drivers license or state ID card issued by another state, any other government ID, a US passport, a military ID, a student ID from a high school, a student ID from an accredited college or university, a tribal ID, or any other photo ID card.

Michigan voters do not have to provide ID with an absentee ballot application.

Minnesota

Most Minnesota voters do not need to show ID. First time Minnesota voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable forms of ID include A include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Minnesota address.

Minnesota voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Mississippi

All Mississippi voters must show photo-ID when voting.

Acceptable forms of ID include a photo ID issued by the state of Mississippi; a driver license issued by any state; a current US passport; a photo ID card issued by a branch, department, or entity of the State of Mississippi; any other photo ID issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the United States government or any State government; a current student ID card containing a photograph issued by an accredited institution of higher education in Mississippi; a current US military ID card; a valid tribal ID card containing a photograph; a current and valid Mississippi gun license; or a current Mississippi voter identification card.

Mississippi voters must have their absentee ballots notarized.

Missouri

All Missouri voters must show ID. Acceptable forms of photo ID include a current (non-expired) Missouri driver license, Missouri nondriver license, another photo ID issued by the Missouri government, a military ID card, a US passport, a student ID from an accredited Missouri college or university, or any other photo ID issued by the federal government. Acceptable non-photo ID includes a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Missouri address.

Missouri distinguishes between "absentee ballots" and "mail-in ballots."

  • Mail-in ballot: Any registered voter can use a mail-in ballot, but you will need to have your voted ballot notarized and you can only return it via the mail (not in person).
  • Absentee ballots: You will need a valid excuse for using an absentee ballot. If you are voting by absentee ballot due to disability, illness, COVID-19, you do not need to have it notarized. If you are voting by absentee ballot for any other reason, you will need to have your voted ballot notarized.

NOTE: the ACLU has sued to remove the notary requirement. We will update this section as more information becomes available.

Montana

All Montana voters must show ID when voting. Acceptable forms of ID include a current photo ID showing the voter's name; or a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, voter registration confirmation, government check or other government document showing the elector’s current name and current address.

Montana voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Nebraska

Most Nebraska voters do not need to show ID to vote. If you are voting for the first time in Nebraska and you registered to vote by mail, you might need to show ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Nebraska address.

Nebraska voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Nevada

Most Nevada voters do not need to show ID.

If you’re voting for the first time in Nevada and you registered to vote by mail, you might need to show ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Nevada address.

Nevada voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

New Hampshire

All New Hampshire voters must show a photo ID.

Acceptable forms of ID include: Driver’s license issued by any state or federal government; Non-driver ID card issued by NH DMV or motor vehicle agency of another state; Photo ID card for “voting identification only” issued by NH DMV (RSA 260:21); United States armed services identification card; United States passport or passcard; NH student ID card

An acceptable photo ID must have an expiration date or date of issuance. The ID will remain valid 5 years beyond the expiration date unless the voter is 65 or older in which case an acceptable photo ID may be used without regard to expiration date.

New Hampshire voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

New Jersey

Most New Jersey voters don't need to show ID at the polls. First time New Jersey voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo-ID include a non-expired drivers license from any state, a military ID, a student ID, a US passport, or any other government issued photo ID. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a current utility bill, bank statement, pay statement, car registration, rent receipt, government check, or other government document that shows your name and New Jersey address.

New Jersey voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

New Mexico

Most New Mexico voters do not need to show ID. Instead voters will be asked to provide a verbal or written statement of identification including your name, year of birth, and registered address.

First time New Mexico voters should plan on showing ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and New Mexico address. Additionally, Albuquerque and Rio Rancho voters must show ID for local elections.

New Mexico voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

New York

Most New York voters don't need to show ID. First time New York voters should expect to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo-ID include a non-expired drivers license from any state, a military ID, a student ID, a tribal ID, a US passport, or any other government issued photo ID. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a current utility bill, bank statement, pay statement, car registration, rent receipt, government check, or other government document that shows your name and New York address.

New York voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

North Carolina

Most North Carolina voters don't need to show ID at the polls. First time North Carolina voters should be prepared to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo-ID include a non-expired drivers license from any state, a military ID, a student ID, a US passport, or any other government issued photo ID. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a current utility bill, bank statement, pay statement, car registration, rent receipt, government check, or other government document that shows your name and North Carolina address.

  • In 2020, you need to have your voted absentee ballot signed by one witness.
  • In general, you need to have your voted absentee ballot signed by two witnesses
North Dakota

All North Dakota voters must provide ID that shows name, current North Dakota residential address, and date of birth. This can be one ID, or a combination of IDs.

Acceptable forms of ID include: valid ND Driver’s license, Nondriver’s ID card, Tribal government issued ID (including those issued by BIA for a tribe located in ND, any other tribal agency or entity, or any other document that sets forth the tribal member’s name, date of birth, and current North Dakota residential address), Long term care ID certificate (provided by ND facility).

If an individual’s valid form of identification does not include the ND residential address or date of birth, or the North Dakota residential address is not current, the individual may supplement the identification with a current utility bill; a current bank statement; a check or a document issued by a federal, state, local, or tribal government (including those issued by BIA for a tribe located in North Dakota, any other tribal agency or entity, or any other document that sets forth the tribal member’s name, date of birth, and current North Dakota residential address); or a paycheck.

North Dakota requires you to include a COPY of your ID with your absentee application. If you have a ND driver's license or state ID card, you should use that. If not, include a COPY of ONE form of photo ID that shows your name, and ONE document that shows your name and current ND address. Acceptable documents include a utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or any document issued by the government that shows your name and address. A COPY of a tribal ID card is also acceptable.

Ohio

All Ohio voters must show ID proving name and address. Acceptable forms of photo ID include an Ohio driver license, an Ohio state ID card, a military ID, a US passport, or any other photo ID issued by the Ohio or federal government. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Ohio address.

  • You will need to include your Ohio driver's license number or the last four digits or your Social Security Number on your absentee ballot application.
  • If you don't have have either of these numbers, you must provide a COPY of your ID with your absentee ballot application.
  • Acceptable forms of photo ID include a non-expired ID issued by the state of Ohio or the Federal Government.
  • Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a recent utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or any government document that shows your name and Ohio address.
Oklahoma

Oklahoma voters must show ID that meets four requirements. One, it must show your name. Two, it must show your photograph. Three, it must not be expired. Four, it must be issued by the state of Oklahoma, the federal government, or a federally recognized Indian tribe or nation. You could also just show your Oklahoma voter registration card (issued by your county board of elections).

Oklahoma voters who vote by absentee ballot must either have their ballots notarized (if the Affidavit envelope has a yellow stripe) or witnessed by two people (if the Affidavit envelope has a pink stripe)

Oregon

Oregon voters do not need to show ID.

Oregon voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Pennsylvania

Most Pennsylvania voters don't need to show ID at the polls. If you are voting for the first time in your county, you might need to show ID. Acceptable forms of photo-ID include a non-expired drivers license from any state, a military ID, a student ID, a US passport, or any other government issued photo ID. Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include a current utility bill, bank statement, pay statement, car registration, rent receipt, government check, or other government document that shows your name and Pennsylvania address.

Pennsylvania requires you to provide your PA driver’s license or PennDOT ID number or the last four digits of your Social Security on your absentee ballot application. If you don't have any of these numbers, you must provide a COPY of a photo ID with your application or with your voted ballot. Your ID must show your name, your photo, and an expiration date.

Acceptable form of ID include:

  • Any photo ID issued by the state of Pennsylvania or the federal government, including an employee ID card
  • A Pennsylvania voter ID card
  • A student ID issued by an accredited college, university, trade school
  • A military ID
  • A photo ID issued by a long-term care facility, assisted living residence, or personal care home
Rhode Island

Rhode Island voters must show photo ID at the polls.

Acceptable forms of ID include: RI Driver's License or Permit, RI Voter ID Card, U.S. Passport, ID issued by a U.S. educational institution, U.S. military ID, ID card issued by the United States or the State of Rhode Island, Government issued medical card , Tribal ID

Typically a VBM ballot requires 2 witnesses or a notary. Currently for COVID, an individual is required to include their Driver's License # or SSN on the returned ballot.

South Carolina

All South Carolina voters are expected to show an ID that includes your photo and signature.

Acceptable forms of ID include: SC Driver's License (Includes standard license and REAL ID), SC Department of Motor Vehicles ID Card (Includes standard ID card and REAL ID and SC Concealed Weapons Permit), SC Voter Registration Card with Photo, Federal Military ID (Includes all Department of Defense Photo IDs and Veterans Affairs Benefits Card), US Passport

South Carolina voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail, but the ballot must be signed and witnessed. If you vote "absentee in person" you will need to provide ID.

South Dakota

All South Dakota voters are expected to show a photo ID.

Acceptable forms of ID include a South Dakota driver license, a South Dakota nondriver ID card, a military ID card, a US passport, a tribal ID card, student ID card from a South Dakota high school, a CURRENT student ID card from an accredited South Dakota college or university or trade school, or a photo ID issued by the South Dakota government or the federal government.

A absentee application or request must contain an oath verifying the validity of the information contained in the application or request. The oath shall be administered by a notary public or other officer authorized by statue to administer an oath. If the application or request does not contain an oath, the application or request shall be accompanied by a copy of the voter's identification card.

Tennessee

All Tennessee voters are expected to show photo ID. Any of the following IDs may be used, even if expired: Tennessee driver license with your photo, United States Passport, Photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, Photo ID issued by the federal or Tennessee state government, United States Military photo ID, Tennessee handgun carry permit with your photo Tennessee will NOT accept student ID cards as valid ID.

Tennessee voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Texas

All Texas voters must show photo ID.
If you are under 70, you must show an ID expired no more than 4 years. If you're over 70, an expired photo ID is fine.

Acceptable forms of ID include a Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS); Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS; Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS; Texas Handgun License issued by DPS; United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph; United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph; United States Passport (book or card)

If a voter doesn't have any of those ID's, a voter can execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration and provide any of the following: copy or original of a government document that shows the voter’s name and an address, including the voter’s voter registration certificate; copy of or original current utility bill; copy of or original bank statement; copy of or original government check; copy of or original paycheck; or copy of or original of (a) a certified domestic (from a U.S. state or territory) birth certificate or (b) a document confirming birth admissible in a court of law which establishes the voter’s identity (which may include a foreign birth document).

Texas voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Utah

You must present valid voter identification to the poll worker before voting. Acceptable forms of ID include:

ONE primary form of ID that is valid (not expired), has your name, and has your photograph. These types of IDs include: Utah driver license; ID card issued by the state of Utah or the US Government; Utah concealed carry permit; US passport; Tribal ID card (does not require a photograph)

TWO forms of ID that, when combined, prove your name and current residence. These types of IDs may include: Utility bill dated within 90 days of the election; Bank or other financial account statement; Certified birth certificate; Valid Social Security card; Check issued by the state or federal government; Currently valid Utah hunting or fishing license; Currently valid US military ID card; Certified naturalization documents (NOT a green card); Certified copy of court records showing the voter’s adoption or name change; Bureau of Indian Affairs card; Tribal treaty card; Medicaid or Medicare or Electronic Benefits Transfer card; Currently valid ID card issued by a local government within Utah; Currently valid ID card issued by an employer; Currently valid ID card issued by a college, university, technical school, or professional school in Utah; Current Utah vehicle registration

Most Utah voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail. Your county clerk will let you know if you do.

Vermont

Most Vermont voters do not need to show ID. First time Vermont voters should bring ID to the polls. Acceptable forms of ID include a non-expired photo ID, such as a driver license from any state, a US passport, a government ID, a military ID, a tribal ID, or a student ID from an accredited college or university; OR a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Vermont address.

Vermont voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Virginia

Virginia requires all in-person voters to show one form of identification or sign an ID confirmation statement.

Acceptable identification includes:

  • Voter Confirmation Documents

  • Valid Virginia Driver's License or Valid DMV-issued ID Card

  • Valid U.S. Passport or Valid Passport Card

  • Tribal Enrollment or other tribal ID issued by one of the 11 tribes recognized by Virginia

  • Any other Valid Government-issued ID Card from a federal, Virginia, or local political subdivision. Such as... U.S. Military ID Voter ID Card Nursing home resident ID (**must be issued by government facility)

  • Valid Student ID Card issued by A public or private U.S. university or college A public or private high school in Virginia

  • Valid Employer-issued Photo ID Card from the voter's employer in ordinary course of business

  • A copy of a current Utility Bill, Bank Statement, Government Check, Paycheck, or any other current government document containing the name and address of the voter

Virginia voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Washington

Almost everyone in Washington votes by mail. If you vote in person, you may need to show a non-expired photo ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a Washington driver license, a Washington state ID card, a student ID from a Washington high school or college, a tribal ID card, a military ID card, an employee ID card, a US passport, or any other photo ID issued by the state of Washington or the federal government.

Washington voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

West Virginia

All West Virginia voters have to show ID.
Acceptable forms of photo ID include: Any document issued by the state of WV or the US government containing voter's name (including WV license, passport, US or WV government ID or military ID); Driver's license issued by another state; Student ID card; A concealed carry permit (pistol/revolver)

Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include: Voter registration card; Medicare or Social Security card; Birth certificate; WV hunting or fishing license; WV SNAP ID card; WV TANF program ID card; WV Medicaid ID card; Bank or debit card; Utility bill or bank statement issued within six months of the election; Health insurance card issued to the voter.

West Virginia voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.

Wisconsin

All Wisconsin voters must show photo ID. Acceptable ID's include: A Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license, even if driving privileges are revoked or suspended, with or without a star in the right-hand corner; A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card, with or without a star in the right-hand corner; A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card or driver license without a photo issued under the religious exemption; Military ID card issued by a U.S. uniformed service; A U.S. passport; An identification card issued by a federally recognized Indian tribe in Wisconsin (May be used even if expired before the most recent general election.); A photo identification card issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college that contains date of issuance, signature of student, and an expiration date no later than two years after date of issuance. - - Also, the university or college ID must be accompanied by a separate document that proves enrollment. (May be used even if expired before the most recent general election.)

The following are accepted IF UNEXPIRED: A veteran’s photo identification card issued by the Veterans Health Administration of the federal Department of Veterans Affairs; A certificate of naturalization that was issued not earlier than two years before the date of an election at which it is presented; A driving receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days); An identification card receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days); A temporary identification card receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT through the Identification Petition Process (IDPP) (valid for 180 days); A citation or notice of intent to revoke or suspend a Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license that is dated within 60 days of the date of the election.

  • Most Wisconsin voters will need to include a copy of a valid photo ID with their voted ballots.
  • Military and overseas voters are exempt from this requirement.
  • Voter who are indefinitely confined, or live in a nursing home or care facility are also exempt from this requirement. These voters can meet the ID requirement by having a witness sign the absentee ballot envelope.
Wyoming

Wyoming does not require photo ID for the purpose of voting.

However, if you registered by mail and are voting in a federal election for the first time, you must show photo ID or a document that has both your name and residence address.

Wyoming voters do not need to provide ID when voting by mail.