Wisconsin Voter ID Brochure


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Wisconsin Voter ID Brochure

  1. 1. State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Obtaining a Wisconsin State ID Card for FREE Wisconsin does not issue a separate “Voter ID” card. Driver Licenses, State IDs, and some other photo IDs can be used as ID for voting purposes. Do I Have Do I The Required Do I Need Qualify For Documents A State ID? Get A Free ID? For DMV? Apply Now ReceiptDo You Have One of These Documents? Do You Meet These Requirements If so, you already have what you need to for a FREE State ID for voting purposes? vote. You don’t need a State ID Card. If not, you cannot receive a Free State ID Card. Wisconsin Residents Who Qualify Go to DRIVER** US PASSPORT** back page LICENSE WI STATE ID** (Book or Card) Must be at least 18 yrs of age on the date of the next election No Go Yes Do not currently have a valid, unexpiredDRIVER WI STATE ID ARMED FORCESLICENSE Receipt WI Driver License (DL) ID CARD**Receipt Do not have a WI State ID card that is not Yes eligible for renewal (State ID cards may be renewed ACCEPTED CERTIFICATE OF FEDERALLY** No NATURALIZATION up to 1 yr prior to its expiration date) STUDENT ID RECOGNIZED TRIBAL ID CARD Eligible to vote in Wisconsin **Accepted documents should be unexpired or if expired have expired after the date of the most recent general election: currently, November 2, 2010 Valid out-of-state driver licenses must be PLEASE WI Driver License & surrendered when obtaining a FREE State ID Card. You are not NOTE: eligible to State ID Card Receipts receive a State are acceptable IDs for ID card for free voting purposes For detailed information about the Voter Photo ID law, please visit the Government Accountability Board website: http://gab.wi.gov Or call 1-866-VOTE-WIS or contact the G.A.B. Help Desk at 608-261-2028 or TTY 1-800-947-3529.
  2. 2. You must have one document from each column to obtain a A FREE State ID For Voting Purposes. One Document Can Satisfy Here’s what must be brought to the DMV. Multiple Columns Name & Legal Wisconsin One acceptable document can be Identity used as proof in multiple categories. Date of Birth Presence Residency . . . . Proof in each category does BIRTH BIRTH MILITARY CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE not necessarily mean four different CERTIFICATE CERTIFICATE DISCHARGE PAY STUB MARRIAGE POLICY (certified) (certified) PAPERS + DD-214 acceptable documents. .CERTIFICATE OF CERTIFICATE OF U.S. GOV & FINANCIAL CERTIFICATE MORTGAGE CITIZENSHIP NATURALIZATION MILITARY INSTITUTION OF DIVORCE DOCUMENTS DEPENDENT STATEMENT . Original Documents of Proof CARD FOREIGN CERTIFICATE OF UTILITY BILL COLLEGE CITIZENSHIP DRIVER LICENSE (incl Cable, The DMV will decline to accept PASSPORT SOCIAL ENROLL DOC (Other U.S.) Landline Phone) (valid) SECURITY CARD any acceptable document presented FOREIGN DEPT OF CERTIFIED if it has reason to suspect theTSA WORKER ID PASSPORT STATE ID CARD Under 18 CORRECTIONS SCHOOL authenticity of the document. Transportation Worker DOC RECORDIdentification Credential (valid) (Other U.S.) LEGAL GUARDIAN Questionable documents may . WI ID CARD GOV-ISSUED COURT ORDER: TSA WORKER ID EMPLOYEE require additional review. TSA WORKER ID CORRESPON-Adoption, Divorce Transportation Worker Transportation Worker PHOTO ID Identification Credential DENCE Name or Gender Identification Credential You do not have to show your Social Security Card, but must provide the number. The same documents are required when applying Documents presented as proof must be Documents with a photograph of a person will for a Driver License. original. Photocopies unless otherwise be accepted only when the person is readily indicated are not acceptable. recognizable from the photograph. Complete the application: Wisconsin Driver License (DL)/Identification Card (ID) Don’t forget to check the boxes shown below. Once documentation is accepted the FREE State ID Card is processed and mailed. A WI State ID Card Receipt is issued that day. The WI State ID Card Receipt is an acceptable ID for voting purposes. . For further information on obtaining a DMV-issued State ID Card, call: (608) 266-2353 (prompts 4,1,1,4) GAB-FVI-201112 For further questions: http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov SEARCH: ”Obtaining an identification (ID) card”