Voter ID

Voter ID

Photo ID Requirements at the Polls

  • Voters are required to show Photo ID before voting . Acceptable forms of Photo I.D. are:
  • Valid Virginia Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • Valid Virginia DMV issued Veteran’s ID card
  • Valid United States Passport
  • Other government-issued photo identification cards (must be issued by US Government, the
  • Commonwealth of Virginia, or a political subdivision of the Commonwealth)
  • Valid college or university student photo identification card (must be from an institution of higher education located in Virginia)

Employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer’s business

For a more detailed list of acceptable IDs >>>

If you do NOT possess any of the acceptable forms of Photo I.D.listed above, you can receive a free Photo I.D., which is only valid for voting purposes only, from our office.    

Any voter who forgets appropriate Photo I.D. may still vote by using a Provisional Ballot, under oath, stating that he is the voter he claims to be.  That voter must then provide Photo I.D. to the Electoral Board before 12:00 pm of the Friday immediately following the election in which the Provisional Ballot was cast.