Iowa’s Voter I.D. Requirements

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For more information on voting in the Iowa primaries, please contact your county auditor or the Iowa Secretary of State’s office.

What is a valid form of ID to show at the polls?

  • Iowa Driver’s License (not expired more than 90 days).
  • Iowa Non-Operator ID (not expired more than 90 days).
  • U.S. Passport (not expired).
  • U.S. Military ID or Veteran ID (not expired).
  • Iowa Voter Identification Card (must be signed).
  • Tribal ID Card/Document (must be signed, with photo, and not expired).

How do I show an ID if I vote by mail?
Voters requesting absentee ballots will be required to personal information as well as their driver’s license/non-driver’s ID number on their request form. Voters using the Voter ID card will be required to include their card’s four-digit PIN number on the absentee ballot request form.

More Information:
Visit the Iowa Secretary of State’s office website “Voter Ready Iowa” for additional information on voter identification requirements. 

Disclaimer: This document is intended for general informational purposes only and is not meant to provide a comprehensive listing or overview of all voting information. Please contact your county auditor or the Iowa Secretary of State’s office for any additional information. This document was last updated on April 17, 2024 and may not necessarily reflect all the most recent or relevant information.

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