In accordance with 10 ILCS 5/4-10, two (2) forms of identification are required, one of which must include your current residence address. Please contact the Peoria County Election Commission if you are unsure if your forms of identification are acceptable. After review of the identification presented, the Election Staff has the right to make the final determination on acceptability.
Identification shall include, but is not limited to:
Valid Driver’s License Valid Passport Social Security Card Birth Certificate Current W-2 or 1099 form Checkbook Document issued by a Government Agency (showing name and address) Business Mail or First-Class Mail postmarked to applicant Online Utility Accounts Online School Record Accounts Lease or Contract for Residence Identification Card with name printed or embossed: Employee ID Card Student ID Card FOID Card Concealed Carry License Insurance Card Medical Card Link Card Public Aid Identification Card Selective Service Card Civic Membership Card Fraternal Membership Card Union Membership Card Professional Association Membership Card Recent Financial Statement (online or paper-based; recent is defined as within the last 90 days) Bill Paycheck Bank Statement Credit Card Statement Current Tax Bill
Alternate Forms of Identification
Utility bills in the name of one spouse may be used as proof of residence for both husband and wife.
Registering to Vote as a Homeless Individual:
A homeless individual must have a mailing address in order to be eligible to register to vote. A mailing address shall constitute a homeless individual's residence for voting purposes. A mailing address of a homeless individual may include, but is not limited to, a shelter, a day shelter, or a private residence (10 ILCS 5/3-2). The mailing address may be demonstrated by a piece of mail addressed to that individual and received at that address or by a statement from a person authorizing use of the mailing address. (10 ILCS 5/4-10).