Photo ID (Identification) Requirement

Photo Identification (ID) is NOW required for voting, by the North Carolina General Assembly. Voters will be asked to show photo ID when voting in North Carolina.

For most voters, they will simply show their driver’s license. But there are many other forms of acceptable Photo Identification (PDF). For detailed information and a list of acceptable ID’s, please visit

How to Get a Photo Identification (ID)

If you do not have one of the approved forms of photo identification required:

  • Any North Carolina resident can get a FREE non-driver’s ID card from the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV). Find more information under “No-Fee ID Cards” at State IDs | NCDMV.
  • Additionally, the Currituck County Board of Elections can issue FREE voter photo identification to registered voters in Currituck County .To be issued a free voter photo identification card from the Board of Elections, please call 252-232-2525 to make an appointment.

    The voter MUST provide their:

    • Full Name
    • Date of Birth
    • Last 4 digits of Social Security Number
    • Have your photo taken