If you are an Indiana resident, you may register or get an application to register to vote at any BMV branch or credential-issuing partner location when processing any type of 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.
- Download Indiana Voter Registration Application - State Form 50504
- Download Aplicacion De Registro De Votantes De Indiana - State Form 54509
Additional voter information can be found by visiting the Secretary of State's website.
Photo Identification to Vote
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:
- Display your photo; AND
- Display your name, and the name must conform to your voter registration record; AND
- Display an expiration date and either be current or have expired sometime after the date of the last General Election; AND
- Be issued by the State of Indiana or the U.S. government.
The BMV offers identification cards for Indiana residents who do not drive. To obtain an identification card, you must visit a BMV branch and present the required documents of identification. To obtain a free identification card for voting purposes, you must visit a BMV branch with the required documentation and state that you need a free identification card for voting purposes.