What You Need
In order to vote in Wisconsin, you will need to bring ONE (1) of the following documents to your polling place:
Any of the following photo IDs, which can be current or can be expired November 4, 2014 or after:
- A Wisconsin driver’s license, even if your driving privileges have been revoked or suspended, it expired November 4, 2014 to present, or your address is not current.
- A Wisconsin identification card, even if your address is not current (available for FREE, see below)
- Military ID card issued by a U.S. uniformed service (veteran ID card not included)
- NOTE: If your ID does not have an expiration date or says INDEF for indefinite duration, then your military ID is considered current.
- A U.S. passport book or card
- An identification card issued by a federally recognized Indian tribe in Wisconsin (May be used even if expired before the most recent general election.)
- A photo identification card issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college that contains date of issuance, signature of student, and an expiration date no later than two years after date of issuance. Also, the university or college ID must be accompanied by a separate document that proves enrollment. (May be used even if expired before the most recent general election.)
Any of the following photo IDs, which must be unexpired:
- A veteran’s photo identification card issued by the Veterans Health Administration of the federal Department of Veterans Affairs
- A certificate of naturalization that was issued not earlier than two years before the date of an election at which it is presented
- A driving receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days)
- An identification card receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days)
- A temporary identification card receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT through the Identification Petition Process (IDPP) (valid for 180 days)
- A citation or notice of intent to revoke or suspend a Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license that is dated within 60 days of the date of the election.
A few important things to remember:
- Your address on your photo ID does not have to match the address on your voter registration.
- Your name on your ID must match your name – or be substantially similar – on the registered voters list.
- Your photo on the ID must reasonably resemble you.