Local Elections - Which forms of photo ID can you use to vote?



You must bring photo ID to vote in the local elections on Thursday 2 May 2024.

Accepted forms of photo ID

You can use any of the following accepted forms of photo ID when voting. It must be the original version and not a photocopy.

  • Passport
  • Driving licence (including provisional license)
  • Blue badge
  • Certain concessionary travel cards
  • Identity card with PASS mark (Proof of Age Standards Scheme)
  • Biometric Immigration document
  • Defence identity card
  • Certain national identity cards

Find a full list on the Electoral Commission website.

Out of date photo ID

You can still use your photo ID if it’s out of date, as long as it looks like you. The name on your ID must be the same name you used to register to vote.