Voter ID
in Nebraska

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 Nebraska

Beginning on the May 14, 2024 primary election, all Nebraska voters will be required to show voter ID when voting. Your photo ID must include your photo and name.

  • Nebraska driver's license/state ID
  • Passport, military ID, tribal ID
  • Hospital, assisted-living facility or nursing home record
  • Nebraska political subdivision ID (state, county, city, school, etc.)
  • Nebraska college or university ID

Any valid photo ID used to vote may be unexpired.

Voter ID & Voting By Mail

All voters are required to provide ID when voting by mail.

ID is required with application to vote by mail.

When applying for an early by mail ballot, be sure to either write your driver's license/state ID number on your ballot application or include a copy of your valid photo ID or reasonable impediment certification with your application.

What happens when you go to vote without an ID

You can vote using a provisional ballot. For your ballot to count, you will need to present a valid photo ID to your county election office on or before the Tuesday after Election Day.

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.)