Acceptable ID Types for Maine
Maine voters do NOT need to show ID at the polls, except for first time voters who did not include ID information on their voter registration form such as driver's license number or last four of their social security number, or voters who are registering to vote at the polls. Valid forms of identification include;
Photo IDs that have photograph and name:
- Driver's license or state issued ID card
- Employee ID card
- Credit or Debit card
- Military ID
- Student ID
- Health Club ID
- Insurance Plan ID card
- Public Housing ID card
- ID card provided by a commercial establishment
Non-photo IDs that have name and address:
- Utility Bill
- Bank Statement
- Government check
- Government Paycheck
- Document Issued by a governmental agency
Voter ID Details
If this is your first time voting and you registered to vote by mail, you will need to provide identification. We recommend a photo ID with your current address or an official piece of mail with your current address.
What happens when you go to vote without an ID
You can vote using a provisional ballot.
Trans and Non-Binary Voters
Click here for state specific information for updating your ID and voter registration.