Voter registration

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Information for Colorado

Voter requirements

Be a citizen of the United States

Be a resident of Colorado for at least 22 days immediately before the Election in which you intend to vote

Be at least 16 years old (to preregister), but you must be 18 years of age or older on the date of the election at which you intend to vote

Not be serving a sentence for a felony conviction

Vote by mail

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ID requirements

Yes, if voting in person
Approved forms of ID:
A valid Colorado driver’s license, or a valid ID card issued by the Dep’t of Revenue,

A valid U.S. passport

A valid employee ID card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. government or of Colorado, or by any county, municipality, board, authority, or other political subdivision of Colorado

A valid pilot’s license issued by the FAA or other authorized agency of the U.S.

A valid U.S. military ID card with a photograph of the eligible elector

A copy of a current (within the last 60 days) utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the elector

A valid Medicare or Medicaid card issued by the U.S. health care financing agency

A certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate for the elector

Certified documentation of naturalization

A valid student ID card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by an institute of higher education in Colorado, as defined in section 23-3.1-102(5), C.R.S.

A valid veteran identification card issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs veterans health administration with a photograph of the eligible elector

A valid ID card issued by a federally recognized tribal government certifying tribal membership.

Any form of identification listed above that shows your address must show a Colorado address to qualify as an acceptable form of identification.

The following documents are also considered acceptable forms of identification for voting:

Verification that a voter is a resident of a group residential facility, as defined in section 1-1-104(18.5), C.R.S.

Verification that a voter is a person committed to the department of human services and confined and eligible to register and vote shall be considered sufficient identification of such person for the purposes of section 1-2-210.5, C.R.S.

Written correspondence from the county sheriff or his or her designee to the county clerk indicating that a voter is confined in a county jail or detention facility.

The following are NOT acceptable forms of identification:

A driver’s license or identification card issued to not lawfully present and temporarily lawfully present individuals under Part 5 of Article 2 of Title 42, C.R.S.

Any document produced by Colorado’s statewide voter registration system.


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