A voter can use any of the following forms of photo ID at the polls:
- Valid Driver's License (not expired or has been expired less than 60 days)
- Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Digital Driver's License
- Valid Non-driver ID (not expired or has been expired less than 60 days)
- Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Digital Non-driver ID
- Valid Alabama Photo Voter ID
- Valid State Issued ID (Alabama or any other state)
- Valid AL Department of Corrections Release- Temporary ID (Photo Required)
- Valid AL Movement/Booking Sheet from Prison/Jail System (Photo Required)
- Valid Pistol Permit (Photo Required)
- Valid Federal Issued ID
- Valid US Passport
- Valid Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County Government, Municipality, Board, Authority, or other entity of this state
- Valid student or employee ID from a college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools)
- Valid Military ID
- Valid Tribal ID
Who can vote absentee in Alabama?:
The Alabama Secretary of State, John Merrill, has issued an emergency rule that provides that a person who is concerned about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic may select “I have a physical illness or infirmity which prevents my attendance at the polls.” as his or her reason for voting absentee. Note that ID is required to do so.
In-Person Absentee Voting
In-Person Absentee voting refers to a person who visits the probate office of your local county courthouse and completes the entire process of applying for, obtaining and voting their absentee ballot during that visit.
In-Person Absentee Voting Deadline: By law, Thursday, October 29, 2020, is the last day that a person may apply for an absentee ballot for the 2020 General Election. This means that October 29 is also the last day that a person may vote “In Person Absentee.”
**Absentee ballots are not processed until the polls close at 7:00 pm on November 3, 2020.