Need an ID or driver's license in order to vote in this year's election?
All BMV branches will have extended business hours on Monday, May 2, 2022 and Tuesday, May 3, 2022 (local prevailing time) to issue ID cards and driver's licenses to be used for identification at a polling place. Branches will be open on Monday, May 2, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local prevailing time) and Tuesday, May 3, 2022 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local prevailing time).
Branches will prioritize processing transactions that include new, amended, renewed, or replacement identification cards, learner permits, driver’s licenses, and CDLs that do not require testing for voting purposes. Branches will resume regular transaction activity May 4.
Free Identification Card
The BMV provides free, state-issued identification cards for voting purposes to U.S. citizens of voting age who do not have an Indiana driver’s license and who:
- Provide proper documentation; and
- Will be 18 years of age or older on or before the next election
In accordance with Indiana law, the BMV requires customers to provide proper documentation before obtaining a driver’s license or identification card. For documentation needed to obtain an Indiana license or ID for the first time please review requirements.
The BMV will offer all transactions during Election Hours except for driving skills exams, however, as noted above certain transactions have priority. Customers who are required to take a driving skills exam to obtain or renew a license may choose to apply for a free ID card to use for voting purposed.