Photo ID Law

TN Photo ID


Beginning January 1, 2012, all voters must present an ID, meeting the requirements below, containing the voter’s name and photograph, whether voting early or on Election Day.

Any of the following IDs may be used, even if expired:

  • Tennessee drivers license with your photo
  • Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security photo ID
  • Tennessee handgun carry permit card with your photo
  • United States Passport and Passport Card
  • Photo ID issued by the federal or Tennessee state government, such as an employee ID from the U.S. Department of Energy with your photo
  • United States Military photo ID, including a Veteran Identification Card

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