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Voter Identification

In order to vote, you must produce one piece of authorized identification that establishes both your name and current address. Picture ID is not required.

Please note there are no voting lists, and voters cannot have someone verbally vouch for them.

The following forms of authorized identification with an voter's name and current address will be accepted at Voting Stations:

Government-issued identity documents

  • Operator's (Driver's) License
  • Alberta Identification Card

School, college, or university documents

  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university

Government-issued documents

  • Government cheque or cheque stub
  • Income/property tax assessment notice
  • Statement of government benefits such as employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support, or child tax benefit

Other documents

  • Insurance policy or coverage card
  • Bank/credit card statement or personal cheque
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee
  • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participation
  • Residential lease or mortgage statement
  • Utility bill: e.g. telephone, public utilities commission, cable, hydro, gas or water
  • Vehicle ownership, registration or insurance certificate

Alternatives to identification (Attestation)

  • If you don't have identification that contains your current address and you have a landlord, download  the "Attestation of Residence" form and have your landlord complete it.
  • If you don't have identification and you live in a supportive living facility or treatment centre, download the "Attestation of Residence" form and have it completed by the facility or treatment centre.
  • If you don't have identification and you live in a shelter, download the "Attestation of Residence", and have it completed by the shelter staff.
  • If you don't have identification and are a student living in the University of Lethbridge residences or the Lethbridge College residences, download the "Attestation of Residence for Post-Secondary Student Elector" and have it completed by university or college residence staff.
  • One of the following, issued by the responsible authority of a shelter or soup kitchen:  e.g. attestation of residence, letter of stay, admission form or statement of benefits

If a voter’s identification shows a post office box number as the address instead of a residential or legal address, it can be accepted as verification of current address if it is in reasonable proximity to the voting jurisdiction.



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