Voter and Language Access

Do I need to provide ID?

It depends. To register by mail you must have either a driver's license number or a DMV-issued ID number or the last four digits of your Social Security Number. When registering for the first time by mail you will additionally need to include a copy of one of the following:
  • Valid District of Columbia DMV-issued ID 
  • Government check or paycheck*
  • Bank Statement*
  • Utility bill (The issue, bill, or statement date must be within 90 days of Election Da)
  • Lease, student housing statement/tuition bill or homeless shelter occupancy statement
  • Other government document that shows the name and address of the voter