Voter registration

Check your registration

Register to vote

Information for Michigan

Voter requirements

To register in your state you must:
Be a U.S. citizen

Be 18 years old on Election Day

Be a resident of Michigan and at least a 30 day resident of your city or township by Election Day

Not currently serving a sentence in jail or prison

Vote by mail

Find your polling place

ID requirements

If you have one, bring a photo ID. If you don’t, you can sign a simple affidavit and still vote.
Approved forms of ID:
Michigan driver’s license

Michigan-issued ID card

Driver’s license or personal identification card issued by another state

Federal or state government-issued photo identification

U.S. passport

U.S. military photo ID

Student ID with photo from a high school or accredited institution of higher learning

Tribal identification card with photo

If you do not have an ID or did not bring it when you go to vote in person, you may vote after signing an affidavit. But note that if you registered to vote by mail and did not provide either a state-issued ID number or the last four digits of your Social Security Number, you may still be required to show proof of identification. This includes photo ID, a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document.


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