Voter ID Laws
State First time voters need ID? All voters need ID? Is Student ID accepted? Information
Alabama Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo ID issued by any state or federal entity, U.S. tribe, or Alabama college or university. All Info
Alaska Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Arizona Yes Yes No Identification with the photograph, name and address of the elector; or two different forms of non-photo ID that bear the name and address of the elector; or one form of acceptable photo ID with one form of non-photo ID with name and address of the elector. All Info
Arkansas Yes No Yes Current or valid state or federal government-issued photo identification, or student ID issued by an Arkansas post-secondary institution. May vote a provisional ballot if ID requested is not on your person. All Info
California Yes No Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Colorado Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or specified government-issued document. All Info
Connecticut Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or specified government-issued document. All Info
Delaware Yes No Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
District of Columbia Yes No No Current or valid photo identification; or utility, tuition or student housing bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Florida Yes Yes Yes Current and valid picture ID with a signature, including credit or debit card.
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Georgia Yes Yes Yes Any valid state or federal government-issued photo ID. All Info
Hawaii Yes No Yes Voters may be asked to present valid photo ID with a signature and sign a poll book to record that they voted at the polling place. Voter Registration Notice is NOT an acceptable form of identification. All Info
Idaho Yes No Yes Current and valid picture ID, or a signed affidavit. All Info
Illinois Yes No Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Indiana Yes Yes Yes U.S. or Indiana-issued photo ID with a name and expiration date, not expired at the time of the election. All Info
Iowa Yes No Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Kansas Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification. All Info
Kentucky Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification with a signature, or specified government-issued document. All Info
Louisiana Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification with a signature. OR you can bring a utility bill, paycheck or government-issued document with name and address to vote regularly by signing an affidavit. All Info
Maine Yes No No Current or valid government-issued photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Maryland Yes No Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Massachusetts Yes No No Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Michigan Yes No Yes Current or valid photo identification. If you forget to bring ID to the polls, you may sign an affidavit. All Info
Minnesota Yes No Yes Specified government-issued document, OR both 1) a photo ID and 2) a current bill. All Info
Mississippi Yes Yes Yes Current or valid state or federal government-issued photo identification, or student ID issued by a Mississippi post-secondary institution. All Info
Missouri Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Montana Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Nebraska Yes No No Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Nevada Yes No No Current or valid photo identification; or specified government-issued documents. All Info
New Hampshire Yes Yes Yes Any voter who does not present an approved Photo I.D. will be permitted to vote after signing an affidavit. All Info
New Jersey Yes Yes Yes Current and valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
New Mexico Yes No Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
New York Yes No No Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
North Carolina Yes Yes No Current or valid photo identification; can vote provisionally without ID with official mail. All Info
North Dakota Yes Yes Yes Current or valid driver’s license or non-driver’s ID card, ID card from a federal agency, tribal government, ND college or university, or long-term care facility.
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Ohio Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document that shows your name and current address. All Info
Oklahoma Yes Yes No Photo ID issued by the State, federal government or Native American tribe, with an unexpired expiration date, or a voter registration card issued by the county election board. All Info
Oregon Yes No No Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Pennsylvania Yes No Yes First time voters must show current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document that shows your name and current address. All Info
Rhode Island Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification, including passport, US student ID, or ID issued by RI or the US government. All Info
South Carolina Yes Yes No SC Driver’s license or DMV ID card. Voter Registration card with photo, federal military ID, or US passport. All Info
South Dakota Yes No Yes SD Driver’s license or DMV ID card, U.S. Passport, SD Student ID or tribal card with a photo. If you do not bring your ID on Election Day, do not worry, you may fill out a personal identification affidavit and still be allowed to vote. All Info
Tennessee Yes Yes No Driver’s license, U.S. Passport, government-issued photo ID, TN issued carry handgun permit w/photo. All Info
Texas Yes Yes No Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), TX Election Identification Certificate (from DPS), TX personal identification card (from DPS), TX concealed handgun license (from DPS), US military identification card w/photo, US citizenship certificate w/photo, US passport. All Info
Utah Yes Yes Yes One form of photo ID with name, or two forms of non-photo ID with proof of residency within voting precinct. All Info
Vermont Yes No Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Virginia Yes Yes Yes Current or valid photo identification or government-issued photo ID. As of July 1, 2014, Social Security Cards and utility bills are no longer accepted. All Info
Washington Yes No No Voter ID is only required when a voter does not sign a ballot declaration. Accepted ID includes: current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
West Virginia Yes No Yes Current or valid photo identification; or utility bill, check or government-issued document with name and address. All Info
Wisconsin Yes Yes Yes Valid photo ID (i.e Driver’s license or state issued ID card). All Info
Wyoming Yes No Yes Valid photo ID (i.e. Driver’s license, U.S. Passport), or two forms of valid non-photo ID. All Info