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Voter ID

Voter ID

For federal elections or by-elections

You have several options for proving your identity and address:

1. Show one piece of government-issued ID with your photo, name and current address.


  • Driver's Licence

  • Provincial or territorial ID card


2. Show two pieces of ID.

  • Both must have your name
  • One must have your current address


  • Bank statement and
    credit card

  • Letter of confirmation of residence and
    certificate of Indian status

  • Government cheque stub and health card

  • Utility bill and
    student ID card


3. Take an oath.

  • Show 2 pieces of ID with your name, and
  • Ask someone who knows you to attest to your address

The person attesting for you must:

  • Show proof of identity and address
  • Be registered in the same polling division
  • Attest for only one person

Contact Elections Canada for everything you need to know to be ready to vote. | 1-800-463-6868 | TTY 1-800-361-8935