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Photo Voter Identification

screenshot of Alabama Secretary of State Photo Voter ID webpage

  • A voter can use any of the following forms of photo ID at the polls:
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Valid Non-driver ID
    • Valid Alabama Photo Voter ID
    • Valid State Issued ID (Alabama or any other state)
    • Valid Federal Issued ID
    • Valid US Passport
    • Valid Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County Government, Municipality, Board, Authority, or other entity of this state
    • Valid student or employee ID from a college or university in the state of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools)
    • Valid Military ID
    • Valid Tribal ID
  • If a voter possesses any of these forms of ID, he/she is not eligible to receive a free Alabama photo voter ID card. The voter must bring one of these photo IDs to the polls on Election Day or place a copy of the ID in absentee ballot materials.
  • A voter who is required to present valid photo identification but who do not do so will be allowed to vote a provisional ballot as provided by law.
  • In addition, a voter who does not have a valid photo ID in his or her possession at the polls shall be permitted to vote if the individual is positively identified by two election officials as a voter on the poll list who is eligible to vote and the election officials sign a sworn affidavit so stating.

Visit the Alabama Secretary of State Photo Voter ID website