Voter ID
in Utah

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 Utah

All voters in Utah are mailed a ballot to the address associated with their voter registration. If voting by mail no ID is required. Voters in Utah must show acceptable ID at the polls to vote. The following are forms of accepted ID: ONE form of photo ID with voter name

  • Utah driver's license
  • ID card issued by Utah or an entity of US
  • Utah concealed weapon permit
  • US Passport
  • Tribal ID (does not need to include photo)
OR TWO IDs that include voter's name and proof they live in the precinct
  • Current Utility bill
  • Bank or other financial account statement
  • Certified birth certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • A check issued by Utah or US government
  • Paycheck from employer
  • Current hunting or fishing license
  • Current US military ID card
  • Certified naturalization document
  • Certified court records from adoption or name-change
  • Medicaid, Medicare, or EBT card
  • Current ID from Utah local government or employer
  • Current student ID from an Utah located post-secondary school
  • Current Utah vehicle registration
  Acceptable forms of photo ID include:
  • A valid Utah driver’s license
  • A valid US passport
  • Any other photo ID issued by the state of Utah or by the U.S. government, and a tribal identification card regardless of whether it contains a photo.
  • A valid Utah permit to carry a concealed weapon
OR TWO of the following:
  • A current utility bill or copy thereof dated within 90 days before the election
  • A bank or other financial account statement, or legible copy thereof
  • A certified birth certificate
  • A valid Social Security card
  • A check issued by the state or federal government or legible copy thereof
  • A paycheck from the voter’s employer, or legible copy thereof
  • A currently valid Utah hunting or fishing license
  • A currently valid U.S. military ID card
  • Certified naturalization documents (NOT a green card)
  • A certified copy of court records showing the voter’s adoption or name change
  • A Bureau of Indian Affairs card
  • A tribal treaty card
  • A valid Medicaid or Medicare or Electronic Benefits Transfer card
  • A currently valid ID card issued by a local government within the state
  • A currently valid ID card issued by an employer
  • A currently valid ID card issued by a college, university, technical school or professional school within the state
  • A current Utah vehicle registration

What happens when you go to vote without an ID

If you are a registered voter but do not present a valid ID at the polling place, you may cast a provisional ballot. In order for your ballot to count, you must present an acceptable form of ID to the county clerk or an election officer by the close of business on the Monday after the election.  

Trans and Non-Binary Voters

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