Register on Election Day
Option 1: Bring ID with Current Name and Address
Valid Minnesota driver’s license, Minnesota learner’s permit, Minnesota ID card—or a receipt for any of these
Tribal ID card with your name, address, photo and signature.
Option 2: Bring Photo ID Plus a Document with Current Name and Address
The ID can be expired, and the document can also be shown electronically on a device (smartphone, etc.)
Accepted photo IDs (bring one ID and one document)
- Driver's license, state ID card or learner’s permit issued by any state
- United States passport
- United States Military ID card
- Tribal ID card with the name, signature and photo of the voter
- Minnesota university, college or technical college ID card
- Minnesota high school ID card
Accepted documents (bring one document and one ID)
- Bill, account or start of service statement due or dated within 30 days of election for:
- Phone (landline, cell, VOIP, etc.)
- TV (cable, satellite, etc.)
- Internet services
- Solid waste or sewer services
- Electric, gas or water
- Banking or credit card
- Rent or mortgage payments
- Residential lease or rental agreement (must be valid through Election Day)
- Current student fee statement
Option 3: Registered Voter Who Can Confirm Your Name and Address
A registered voter from your precinct can go with you to the polling place to sign an oath confirming your address. A registered voter can vouch for up to eight others. A voter who registers by being vouched for cannot vouch for others.
Option 4: College Student ID — If a Student Housing List Was Provided
College students can use a student photo ID card if their college provided a student housing list to election officials. Learn more.
Option 5: Valid Registration in the Same Precinct
Option 6: Notice of Late Registration
Option 7: Staff Person of a Residential Facility
If you live in a residential facility, a facility staff person can go with you to the polling place to confirm your address. The staff person must either be on a list provided by the facility before the election or be able to demonstrate employment at the facility. Learn more.