The following forms of identification will be accepted in order to vote

- ID issued by the United States government that includes your name, a photograph, and an expiration date that is not expired

- U.S. military ID – active duty and retired military (a military or veteran's ID must designate an expiration date or designate that the expiration date is indefinite). Military dependents' ID must contain an expiration date

- ID issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that includes your name, a photograph, and an expiration date that is not expired

- An ID issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) that is not more than 12 months past the expiration date

- A valid-without-photo driver's license or a valid-without-photo ID card issued by PennDOT for individuals who have a religious objection to being photographed

- Employee ID issued by a municipality of Pennsylvania that includes your name, a photograph, and an expiration date that is not expired

- ID issued by an accredited Pennsylvania public or private institution of higher learning that includes your name, a photograph, and an expiration date that is not expired

- ID issued by a Pennsylvania care facility that includes your name, a photograph, and an expiration date that is not expired

How To Apply for a Free Valid ID

If you do not have a Pennsylvania Photo ID or a driver's license, visit a PennDOT Driver License Center with the following paperwork

- A completed PennDOT Oath/Affirmation Voter ID form that you do not possess proper ID to vote

- A completed Application for an Initial Photo Identification Card; form DL-54A (The $13.50 fee will be waived with the completed Oath/Affirmation Voter ID form)

- Social Security card

- One of the following: Birth Certificate with a raised seal, Valid U.S. Passport , Certificate of U.S. Citizenship, or Certificate of Naturalization

- Two proofs of residency, such as a lease agreement, current utility bills, mortgage documents, W-2 form, tax records, bank statements, and/or credit card bills. College students may also use room assignment paperwork and one bill with their dorm room address on it.

If you cannot locate your Social Security card or birth certificate, my staff and I will gladly help you fill out the paperwork to obtain these items.

Source: Sen. John Yudichak