Voter ID

What you need to bring with you to vote

Photographic identification in polling stations

The UK Government has made it a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station.

Forms of ID that we can accept

You may already have a form of photo ID that is acceptable.

  • the photo on your ID must look like you
  • you can still use your ID even if it has expired

You can find a full list of the accepted types of ID on GOV.UK.

Forms of ID that we cannot accept

You can't use:

  • work and student passes
  • photocopies or pictures on mobile phones – only original documents are accepted

Contact customer services: electoral services