Voter registration

Check your registration

Register to vote

Information for West Virginia

Voter requirements

Be a U.S. citizen

Be 18 years old on Election Day

Live in West Virginia at the above address

Not be under conviction, probation, or parole for a felony, treason or election bribery

Not have been judged ‘mentally incompetent’ in a court of competent jurisdiction

Vote by mail

Find your polling place

ID requirements

Yes. You need to show ID to vote.
Approved forms of ID:
Driver’s license issued by West Virginia or another state

Federal or West Virginia government employee ID

U.S. passport

Student ID card

Concealed carry (pistol/revolver) permit

Voter registration card

Medicare card or Social Security card

Birth certificate

West Virginia hunting or fishing license

West Virginia SNAP ID card

West Virginia TANF program ID card

Bank or debit card

Utility bill or bank statement issued within six months of Election Day

Health insurance card issued to the voter

Any document issued by West Virginia or U.S. government that displays your name


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