NEWS RELEASE: Acceptable Forms of Identification Expands For Florida Voters
April 08, 2016
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Collier County, Fla.—April 8, 2016: Florida Governor, Rick Scott, signed Senate Bill 0666 on April 1, which expands acceptable forms of identification for voters when voting in person. The three forms added into law are: veteran health identification cards issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, a license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued pursuant to s. 790.06, and employee identification cards issued by any branch, department, agency or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county or a municipality.
Voters who choose to cast their ballot in person during Early Voting or on Election Day will be asked to provide photo/signature identification. If a voter provides an acceptable photo ID that does not include a voter\'s signature, the voter will be required to provide an additional form of ID that includes the voter\'s signature.
The complete list of acceptable ID\'s is now:
- Florida driver license
- Florida identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
- United States passport
- Debit or credit card
- Military identification
- Student identification
- Retirement center identification
- Neighborhood association identification
- Public assistance identification
- Veteran health identification card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
- A license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued pursuant to s. 790.06
- Employee identification card issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government, the state, a county or a municipality.
Voters without proper ID may have the option to vote a provisional ballot. For more information on proper ID to present at the polls, please visit www.CollierVotes.com or call (239)252-VOTE.
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