Voter ID
in Alaska

Many states now require Voter ID at the polls in order to vote. Find out your state's ID requirements so you know what to bring with you to cast your ballot.

Do all voters need ID?

ID required for first time voters?

ID required when voting absentee?

Acceptable ID Types for Alaska

Alaska voters must bring an unexpired ID with them to the polls to vote. Valid forms of identification include;

  • Signed voter ID card
  • Driver’s license issued by any state
  • State ID card issued by any state
  • Hunting or fishing license issued by any state
  • Military ID card
  • US Passport
  • Other current or valid photo identification (including student photo ID)

If you do not have the one of the identifications listed above, you may present a current utility bill or paycheck, government check or bank statement or other government issued document. These documents must have your current residence address.

Voter ID Details

The photo-ID requirement may be waived if an election worker can attest to who you are.

What happens when you go to vote without an ID

You can vote using a provisional ballot.  A review board will decide if that ballot can be counted.

Trans and Non-Binary Voters

Click here for state specific information for updating your ID and voter registration.

More Questions? Get Chat Help

Visit our friends at VoteRiders for detailed state specific information. (Note: this link will take you to the VoteRiders chatbot on Facebook Messenger.)