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Voter ID

Georgia law (O.C.G.A § 21-2-417) requires Georgia residents to show photo identification when voting in person. If you have questions, need more information or have difficulty getting a free Voter Identification Card, you can contact your county registrar’s office or the Secretary of State’s Elections Division at:

Telephone (8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
Telephone (404) 656-2871
V/TTY: (404) 656-1787
Fax: (404) 651-9531

What IDs Are Acceptable?

  • Any valid state or federal government issued photo ID, including a free ID Card issued by your county registrar's office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)
  • A Georgia Driver's License, even if expired
  • Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state
  • Valid U.S. passport ID
  • Valid U.S. military photo ID
  • Valid tribal photo ID

If you do not have one of the six acceptable forms of photo ID, the State of Georgia offers a free ID Card. An ID card can be issued at any county registrar's office free of charge.

To receive a voter identification card at the county registrar's office, the voter must provide:

  • A photo identity document or approved non-photo identity document that includes full legal name and date of birth
  • Documentation showing the voter's date of birth
  • Evidence that the applicant is a registered voter
  • Documentation showing the applicant's name and residential address


A Voter ID card can be issued at any Georgia Department of Driver Services office free of charge.

To receive a free Georgia voter identification card at Georgia Driver Services, voters must provide:

  1. An original or certified document to prove WHO YOU ARE such as a Birth Certificate or Passport.
  3. Two documents showing your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS such as a Bank Statement or Utility Bill
  4. If you've had a NAME CHANGE, then you'll also need to bring a document to prove that, such as a Marriage License.
  5. Signed Affidavit
  6. Evidence that you are a registered voter

NOTE: For a full list of documents required for a Identification Card issued by the Georgia Department of Driver Services please go to

Last Updated On: 11/1/2016