Voter ID
in New Jersey

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 New Jersey

Acceptable IDs

  • Photo ID or
  • Copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government document/check with the voter's name and address visible.

Voter ID Details

Voter ID at the polls or by-mail  is not required in New Jersey, except for some first-time voters who did not include necessary ID information with their voter registration form. 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.

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.)