Voter registration

Check your registration

Register to vote

Information for Mississippi

Voter requirements

Be a U.S. citizen

Be 18 years old on Election Day

Be a resident of Mississippi and your county (and city, if applicable) for 30 days before Election Day

Have not been convicted of a felony impacting your voting rights or have had your rights restored as required by law

Not have been adjudicated mentally incompetent by a court

Vote by mail

Find your polling place

ID requirements

Yes. You need to show a photo ID to vote.
Approved forms of ID:
Mississippi driver’s license

Identification card issued by a branch, department, or entity of Mississippi

U.S. passport

Government employee ID card issued by the Mississippi

Mississippi license to carry a pistol or revolver

Valid tribal identification card with photo

Valid U.S. military ID card

Student photo ID issued by an accredited Mississippi university, college, or community college

Mississippi voter identification card


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