Acceptable ID Types for New York
Voters in New York do NOT need to present ID to vote, except for some first time voters who did not include required voter ID information on their voter registration. If a voter did not submit this ID info with voter registration they will need to submit a copy of their ID if voting by mail, or will need to provide valid ID if voting at the polls. Valid forms of identification include;
- Current photo ID or
- Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document/check with voter name and address
- Student photo ID
- Driver's License
- Non-Driver ID
- Last four digits of Social Security Number
What happens when you go to vote without an ID
You will be able to cast a normal ballot alongside all other voters.
Trans and Non-Binary Voters
Click here for state specific information for updating your ID and voter registration.