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Requirements

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Virginia Requirements

Be registered to vote in Virginia. Check if you’re registered to vote.

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be 18 by Election Day, Nov 8
  • Live at a Virginia address
  • If you're an ex-felon, you can vote if your rights were restored
  • Not currently be judged incompetent by a court
  • Not claim the right to vote in another state

In person ID requirements

All Virginia voters must bring one of the following current and valid forms of photo voter ID to vote early or on Election Day:

 

  • A Virginia driver’s license or Photo ID
  • A Veteran’s ID from the Virginia DMV
  • US Military ID
  • A US Passport or Passport Card
  • A student photo ID issued by any institution of higher education
  •   or any private school in Virginia
  • A Virginia photo voter ID obtained from a local general registrar’s office
  • Another photo ID issued by the federal government, Virginia, or a local
  •  body of Virginia government
  • An employee photo ID issued by your employer
  • Tribal enrollment or other tribal ID if issued by one of 11 tribes
  •  recognized by Virginia
  • Nursing home resident ID if issued by a government facility

By mail ID requirements

No ID required to vote by mail