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Office of the
General Registrar
801 Crawford Street,
First Floor
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Phone (757) 393-8644
FAX (757) 393-5415
Hours: 8 A.M. - 5 P.M.,
Mon. - Fri.




Voter Photo Identification Required

Are You ID Ready?

Voters must present one of the following acceptable forms of identification when voting, effective July 1, 2014.

flag iconValid Virginia Driver's License
flag iconDMV-issued photo identification card
flag iconValid United States Passport
flag iconValid Employee photo identification card
flag iconOther government-issued photo identification card
flag iconValid college or university student photo identification card
             (issuer must be an institution of higher education located in Virginia)

The Office of the General Registrar will provide FREE photo ID cards to voters who do not meet the above requirements. These ID cards will be used for the SOLE PURPOSE of voting.



Be Informed. Be Involved. Be a Voter!



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