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PennDOT Now Providing Free Department of State Voter ID Cards at Driver Licensing Centers
This New ID is intended for voters who cannot obtain other types of Photo ID

Beginning August 28, voters who do not have verification documents necessary to get a Pennsylvania Photo ID will be able to obtain a new Department of State voter identification card for free at any PennDOT Driver License Center.

Documentation needed to obtain a Pennsylvania Photo ID include:

  • Voter Id Need a Photo ID? I Can Help! Social Security card

  • One of the following: Birth certificate with a raised seal, valid U.S. passport, Certificate of U.S. Citizenship or Certificate of Naturalization

  • Two proofs of residency, such as a lease agreement, current utility bills, mortgage documents, W-2form, tax records, bank statements, and/or credit card bills. College students may also use room assignment paperwork and one bill with their dorm room address on it

If you cannot produce any of these documents, you are eligible for a FREE Department of State Voter ID card.

The Department of State Photo ID card is valid for voting purposes only and is intended ONLY for those individuals who cannot produce proper documentation for other types of photo identification.

Voters who want the new Department of State Voter ID must provide their name, address, Social Security number, proof of residency and previous name and/or address if changed in the past 12 months.

The applicant must complete a Department of State ID application form and sign a document affirming that they are a registered voter but have no other form of identification that can be used for voting. Once their information is verified, the person will receive the free Department of State Voter ID, which is valid for 10 years.

For more information on voting and the types of photo IDs that can be used at the polls, visit www.votespa.com or www.dos.state.pa.us.

Senator Hughes Urges Voters to Get Photo ID Before November Presidential Election

Senator Hughes Protests Voter ID Law, Supports Repeal Legislation - July 24, 2012 - Watch Video

Voter ID Message

Senator Hughes Comments on Voter ID Law Court Decision Watch Floor Remarks Floor Remarks
August 15, 2012 - Senator Hughes Comments on Voter ID Law Court Decision
March 7, 2012 - Senator Hughes’ floor remarks
on Voter ID
   
Senator Hughes Protests Voter ID Law, Supports Repeal Legislation - July 24, 2012 Senator Hughes Protests Voter ID Law, Supports Repeal Legislation - July 24, 2012 - Watch Video July 24, 2012 - Senator Hughes News Conference Remarks Following Voter ID Rally July 24, 2012 - Senator Hughes News Conference Remarks Following Voter ID Rally  Watch Video
July 24, 2012 - Senator Hughes Protests Voter ID Law, Supports Repeal Legislation July 24, 2012 - Senator Hughes News Conference Remarks Following Voter ID Rally
   
Senator Hughes Comments on Voter ID Law Court Decision Senator Hughes Urges Voters to Get Photo ID Before November Presidential Election

You can find out more specifics about the Voter ID Law and provide your feedback on my website at senatorhughes.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter (@SenatorHughes).

Offices of State Senator Vincent Hughes

www.senatorhughes.com

 

DISTRICT OFFICE
4950 Parkside Avenue | Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778

HARRISBURG OFFICE
Senate Box 203007
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3007
Phone: 717.787.7112
Fax: 717.772.0579