Voter ID
in Hawaii

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?
No

ID required for first time voters?
No

ID required when voting absentee?
No

Acceptable ID Types for Hawaii

ID is not required to vote in Hawaii. If you are asked by a poll worker for an ID, you may verbally recite your information. If voter's recitation of name, residential address, and birth date matches what is listed in poll book a regular ballot will be provided. If you'd like to bring identification with you to vote, valid forms of identification include;

  • Hawaii-issued driver's license or state ID
  • Military ID card
  • US Passport
  • Utility bill, bank statement, pay check, government check, or other government document with voter's name and address

Voter ID Details

Registered voters in Hawaii receive a ballot to vote by mail prior to every election. Voters are not required to provide ID to vote their by mail ballots.

What happens when you go to vote without an ID

ID is not required to vote in Hawaii. Voters may cast a normal ballot with or without identification. 

Trans and Non-Binary Voters

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

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