California Voter Information

Facts At A Glance

Registration Deadline: October 23rd

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Do First Time Voters Need ID?

yes

Do All Voters Need ID?

no

Complete California Voter ID Laws

Do 1st time voters need ID? Yes
Do all voters need ID? No
Student ID accepted? Yes

 

What forms of ID are acceptable?

The following photo IDs that have photograph and name:

  • Drivers license or state issued ID card
  • Passport
  • Employee ID card
  • Credit or Debit card
  • Military ID
  • Student ID
  • Health Club ID
  • Insurance Plan ID card

The following “non-photo” IDs that have name and address:

  • Utility Bill
  • Bank Statement
  • Government check
  • Government Paycheck
  • Document Issued by a governmental agency
  • Sample ballot issued by a governmental agency
  • Voter notification card issued by a governmental agency
  • Public housing identification card issued by a governmental agency
  • Lease or rental statement or agreement issued by a governmental agency
  • Student identification card issued issued by a governmental agency
  • Tuition statement of bill issued by a governmental agency
  • Insurance plan card issued by a governmental agency
  • Discharge certificate, pardon, or other official document issued to a voter in connection with the resolution of a criminal case, indictment, sentence, or other matter
  • Public transportation authority senior citizen discount card issued by a governmental agency
  • Identification document issued by governmental disability agencies
  • Identification document issued by governmental homeless shelters and other temporary or transitional facilities
  • Drug prescription issued by a government doctor or other governmental health care provider
  • Property tax statement issued by a governmental agency
  • Vehicle registration or certificate of ownership issued by a governmental agency