Voter ID

Voter ID

Accepted Forms of Non-Photo ID

This page was last updated on 27th February 2019. 

If you are using non-photo ID, you must bring two pieces of ID from the list. Any document provided must be the original or a certified copy.

  • At least one piece of ID must show your registered address.
  • Any document provided must be the original or a certified copy.
  • Copies of ID on smart devices (e.g. mobile phones) will not be accepted. If the ID is paperless, please print out a paper copy.
  • If you are a proxy voter, you must provide ID for yourself, not the elector you are representing.

Accepted non-photo ID includes:

  • Poll Card for the election
  • Bank/Building Society Credit or Debit card
  • Bank/Building Society cheque book
  • Driving Licence
  • Statement of benefits
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate
  • Adoption certificate
  • Firearms certificate
  • Decision on Bail notice

Accepted non-photo ID issued within 12 months of 2nd May 2019:

  • Council Tax demand letter or statement
  • P45/P60
  • Student loan statement

Accepted non-photo ID issued within 3 months of 2nd May 2019:

  • Bank/Building Society statement
  • Credit card statement
  • Mortgage statement
  • Utility bill

If you do not have any of these pieces of ID, you are able to use one piece of photo ID.

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