Voter registration

Check your registration

Register to vote

Information for Alabama

Voter requirements

Be a U.S. citizen

Be 18 old on Election Day

Be a resident of Alabama and your county

Not have been convicted of a felony involving moral turpitude (or have had your civil and political rights restored)

Not currently be declared mentally incompetent through a competency hearing

Vote by mail

Find your polling place

ID requirements

Yes. You need to show a photo ID to vote.
Approved forms of ID:
Alabama driver’s license, non-driver ID, or photo voter identification card

State-issued ID from Alabama or any other state or federal entity

U.S. passport

Employee ID from federal government, Alabama, county government municipality, board, authority, or other entity of this state

Student or employee ID from a college or university in the Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools)

Military ID

Tribal ID


Overseas and military voting

Voting as a student

Voting as a person with disabilities

Your Federal Voting Rights

As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to:

Vote privately and independently
Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
You may either:

1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or

2. Bring someone to help you vote

You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available.

Ensure your right to accessible elections!

For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

By phone at 866-747-1471
By email at

Voting rights card PDF

Voting with past convictions