Frequently Asked Questions. Click any question for more information.
What documents must I take to the DMV to get a free Photo ID card for voting purposes? What if I don’t have a birth certificate or marriage license? How can I get a copy of my birth certificate or marriage license from a state other than North Carolina? Won’t I have to show a Photo ID to get a copy of my birth certificate or marriage license? How can I get copies of court records? What if I can’t afford the transportation costs? What if I am homebound and am unable to get to the DMV? How do I get a United States Passport? I am not sure I am registered to vote. How can I determine whether I am registered? Who can I contact if I have questions about the photo ID requirements and exceptions?
When do voters have to start showing Photo ID? What forms of photo ID are acceptable for voting? What options are available to voters who do not present Photo ID? Does my Photo ID have to be unexpired? Do I need a Photo ID to vote mail-in absentee? Does the address on my Photo ID need to match the address on my voter registration record? Does the name on my Photo ID have to match the name on my voter registration record? What if I have Photo ID, but it is faded or damaged? What if I have been issued a photo ID by the DMV, but it was lost or stolen? What if I have a Photo ID, but did not bring it with me? Where can I get a free Photo ID card for voting purposes? Who qualifies for a free Photo ID?

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