Voter registration

Check your registration

Register to vote

Information for Rhode Island

Voter requirements

Be a U.S. citizen

Be 18 years old on Election Day

Be a resident of Rhode Island

Not be currently incarcerated in a correctional facility due to a felony conviction

Not have been lawfully judged to be mentally incompetent by a court of law

Vote by mail

Find your polling place

ID requirements

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

Rhode Island voter identification card

U.S. passport

Tribal ID

Identification card issued by a U.S. educational institution

U.S. military ID card

Other identification card (issued by the U.S. government or Rhode Island)

Government-issued medical 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