Voter ID Requirement

Photo ID FAQs

In order to vote in all Texas Elections, voters are required to present an approved form of photo identification (current or expired no more than 4 years) or fill out a Reasonable Impediment Declaration accompanied by one form of identification listed below:

  • Valid voter registration certificate
  • Certified birth certificate (must be an original)
  • Copy of or original current utility bill
  • Copy of or original bank statement
  • Copy of or original government check
  • Copy of or original paycheck
  • Copy of or original government document with your name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph)

Visit votetexas.gov for more information.

If you do not have one of the forms of ID, click here

Examples of acceptable forms of ID are listed below. Identification must be current or have expired no more than 4 years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place; except for the United States citizenship certificate.

Driver's License

Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Personal Identification Card

Texas personal identification card issued by DPS.
Concealed Handgun License (License to Carry)

Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS.
United States Military Identification Card

United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
United States Citizenship Certificate

United States Citizenship certificate with the person’s photograph
United States Passport

United States passport