Voter Identification Requirements

Virginia has approved changes to the forms of identification that voters may use when appearing to vote in person. A voter who does not show a valid form of identification, and does not sign a statement, shall be offered a provisional ballot under the provisions of § 24.2-653.

Acceptable forms of voter ID now include: 

  • Your Virginia Voter Registration Card
  • Valid Virginia Driver’s License (expiration date irrelevant)
  • Valid U.S. Passport, or any other ID issued by the Commonwealth, its political subdivisions, or the U.S.
  • Valid student ID card issued by any private school located in the Commonwealth
  • Valid student ID card issued by any institution of higher education in the U.S.
  • Valid employee ID card with a photo of the voter
  • Copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document containing the same name and residential address listed on the voter’s registration 

For more information, contact the Roanoke County Office of Elections at 540-772-7500 or visit the office at 900 Chestnut Street, Vinton, Virginia, 24179.