Voter ID Requirements

What ID Do I Need to Vote?


You will need to present a Federal or Tennessee state ID that has your name and photo when voting unless an exemption applies.

What IDs are acceptable? Any of the following may be used, even if expired:

  • Tennessee driver’s license with your photo

  • United States Passport

  • Photo ID issued by the Federal or Tennessee state government

  • United States Military photo ID

  • Tennessee handgun carry permit with your photo

What if I don’t have a photo ID?


You may be able to obtain a free ID from the Tennessee Department of Safety.  Visit their website to learn more.

Check out these related links:


Change Your Address or Replace Your Voter Card


Check Your Voter Status


What to Expect When You Vote