Voter Identification

Acceptable Identification
To receive a ballot, voters (electors) are now required to produce one piece of identification to confirm both the voter's name and current address. Types of identification accepted include:
  • Government issued identification which contains your photograph, name, and current address.
    • This includes an Operator's (Driver's) Licence or an Alberta Identification Card.
  • Identification from the following list that confirms your name and address:
    • Bank / credit card statement or personal cheque
    • Correspondence issued by a school, college, or university
    • Government cheque or cheque stub
    • Income / property tax assessment notice
    • Insurance policy or coverage card
    • Letter from a public curator, public guardian, or public trustee
    • One of the following issued by the responsible authority of a shelter or soup kitchen:
      • Admission form
      • Attestation of residence
      • Letter of stay
      • Statement of benefits
    • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions, or participation
    • Residential lease or mortgage statement
    • Statement of government benefits, for example:
      • Child tax benefit
      • Disability support
      • Employment insurance
      • Old-age security
      • Social assistance
    • Utility bill, for example:
      • Electricity, gas, or water
      • Telephone
      • Television
      • Utilities Commission
    • Vehicle ownership, registration, or insurance certificate