Voter Photo ID Requirement

Photo ID FAQs

Required Voter Identification for Voting in Person


On August 10, 2016, a federal district court entered an order changing the voter identification requirements for all elections held in Texas after August 10, 2016 until further notice.

Visit votetexas.gov for more information.

Voter ID Informational Flyer

Voter ID Informational Flyer in Spanish

Examples of acceptable forms of ID are listed below. Identification must be current or have expired no more than 4 years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place; except for the United States citizenship certificate.

Driver's License
Texas driver license sample
Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Personal Identification Card
Personal Identification Card
Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS.
Handgun License
Texas Handgun License
Texas Handgun License issued by DPS.
Concealed Handgun License
Texas concealed handgun license
Texas Concealed Handgun License issued by DPS.
United States Military Identification Card
DOD Common Access Card CAC
DOD Common Access Card “CAC containing the person’s photograph.

Military ID Multi Pic
Uniform Services ID Card

DOD Civilian Retiree Card
DOD Civilian Retiree Card

Veteran Affairs ID Card
Veteran Affairs ID Card

United States Citizenship / Naturalization Certificate

U.S. Certificate of Citizenship

United States Citizenship Certificate

United States Naturalization Certificate
United States Naturalization Certificate

United States Passport
United States Passport
United States Passport

United States Passport Card sample image
United States Passport Card