Acceptable Forms of ID for Voter Registration

Voter registration requires 2 forms of valid identification. At least one of the two forms must show your name and current physical address.

You will need one or more of the following:

  • Illinois driver's license
  • State of Illinois identification card
  • Utility or service contract service bill addressed to applicant at physical address postmarked no more than 30 days prior
  • Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) card
  • Personalized check or bank statement
  • Car registration or proof of insurance bearing the applicant’s name and address

in addition to one of the above, you may use:

  • U.S. passport
  • Military, employee, student, or welfare ID card
  • Certified copy of birth certificate
  • Social Security or Veteran’s Administration Patient card
  • Civic, union, or professional membership card
  • Check cashing, debit, or credit card
  • Library (some) or insurance card
  • Certified copy of marriage license or divorce papers
  • U.S. naturalization papers

Expired documents are not acceptable.