Note: This message is displayed if (1) your browser is not standards-compliant or (2) you have you disabled CSS. Read our Policies for more information.
Indiana residents may register to vote at any license branch in any county. You do not need to present documents of identification to register to vote at a license branch; however, you must complete a driver's license or identification card transaction.
You may register to vote at any time. However, to vote in a primary or general election, you must be registered at least 29 days before that election. A mail-in voter registration application must be postmarked at least 29 days before that election. Some military voters and their family members can register until noon on election day.
Some of Indiana's document requirements include birth certificates or other pieces of identification available from state or county offices of vital records.
Indiana law requires residents to present a government-issued photo identification before casting a ballot at the polls on Election Day. Your photo identification must meet all of the following four criteria to be acceptable for voting purposes:
The BMV offers identification cards for Indiana residents who do not drive. To obtain an identification card, you must visit a license branch and present the required documents of identification. To obtain a free identification card for voting purposes, you must visit a license branch with the requirement documentation and state that you need a free identification card for voting purposes.