Voter ID Requirements

Every Michigan voter who wishes to vote in the polls must fulfill identification requirements by showing picture identification or signing an affidavit attesting that the voter is not in possession of picture identification. 

Voters with picture identification:

Voters can fulfill the picture identification requirement by showing a Michigan driver's license or a Michigan personal identification card. 

Other acceptable forms of picture identification include:

  • Driver's license or personal identification card issued by another state.
  • Federal or state government-issued picture identification.
  • U.S. passport.
  • Military identification card with picture.
  • Student identification with picture from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Tribal identification card with picture. 

Voters without picture identification:

Voters who do not bring picture identification to the polls or do not possess picture identification can vote like any other voter by signing an affidavit.

Questions regarding the picture identification requirement can be directed to the City Clerk's office by phone (616)530-7296 or email