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Voter Identification Requirements
All voters must present an ID containing the voter’s name and photograph when voting at the polls, whether voting early or on Election Day. The information on this website is provided to ensure that all Tennessee voters have access to information about the new law. If you have further questions, please see the Contact Us information at the bottom of the page.
What IDs are acceptable?
Any of the following IDs may be used, even if expired:
What IDs are not acceptable?
College student IDs and photo IDs not issued by the federal or Tennessee state government are NOT acceptable. This includes county or city issued photo IDs, such as library cards, and photo IDs issued by other states.
Who is exempt?
What if I registered by mail and am voting in my first election?
Federal law requires first time voters who register by mail to present one of the following: