All Tennessee voters must present a Tennessee State or Federally issued photo ID containing their name and photograph, whether voting early or on Election Day.

 What forms of ID are acceptable? 

  • Tennessee Drivers License with a Photo
  • U.S. Passport
  • Dept. of Safety Photo ID
  • U.S. Military ID
  • Tennessee Gun Permit
  • Any Tennessee or Federally Issued Photo ID


What forms of ID are NOT acceptable?

  • College Student IDs
  • Bank Cards
  • Store Cards
  • County or City issued ID cards
  • Any Photo ID NOT issued by the State of Tennessee or the Federal Government

Who is Exempt?

  • Voters who vote absentee by mail
  • Voters who are residents of a licensed nursing home or assisted living facility
  • Voters who are hospitalized
  • Voters who have a religious objection to being photographed
  • Voters who are indigent and cannot obtain a valid photo ID

What if I don't bring an acceptable Photo ID with me to vote?

  • You may vote a Provisional Ballot and, after voting the Provisional Ballot, you will have four (4) business days after Election Day to bring a valid Photo ID to the Wilson County Election Commission Office at 203 East Main St Lebanon, TN.


For more information:

Tennessee Photo ID Law

Tennessee Dept of Safety and Homeland Security Photo ID Information




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