Acceptable Forms of Photo ID

NC Drivers License/Permit

or State Identification Card

Veterans ID Card

New  Design

Older Design

A drivers license issued by the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles including a learner's permit or a provisional license. These cards may be expired up to four (4) years before they are presented for voting.
A Veterans ID Card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. A Veterans ID card bearing an expiration date must be unexpired, but Veterans ID cards without an expiration date are also acceptable.

Passport/Passport ID

United States Military ID Card

A United States passport (unexpired), either the passport book or the passport card, issued by the United States Department of State.
A United States Military ID Card issued by the United States Department of Defense, including those issued to dependents, retired military personnel, or civilians. A Military ID bearing an expiration date must be unexpired, but Military ID cards without an expiration date are also acceptable.

Tribal ID Card

Out-of-State Drivers License or

Non-operators Identification Card

Voters who register within 90 days of Election Day may present an unexpired out-of-state drivers license or non-operator identification card issued by the District of Columbia or any state, commonwealth, or territory within the United States.

Federally-Recognized

State-Recognized

A tribal enrollment card issued by a federally-recognized tribe. If the card bears an expiration date, it must be unexpired. If it does not bear an expiration date, it must bear a printed issuance date that is not older than eight (8) years before it is presented for voting. A tribal enrollment card issued by a state-recognized tribe, provided that it has been approved by the State Board of Elections. This card must be unexpired.
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