Photo ID Requirements

Photo Identification Requirements for Voting

Effective July 1, 2014 voters must present one of the following acceptable forms of photo identification when voting:

  • Valid Virginia Driver's License
  • DMV issued photo identification card
  • Valid United States Passport
  • Valid Employee photo identification card
  • Other photo identification card issued by a government agency of the Commonwealth, one of its political subdivisions, or the United States
  • Valid Virginia college or Virginia university student photo identification card (issuer must be an institution of higher education located in Virginia)
  • Valid student photo ID issued by a public or private school in Virginia

If you do not have an acceptable form of photo identification, please contact your local voter registration office.