Division of Motor Vehicles offices were open on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, meaning voters could still get a Wisconsin ID to participate in Tuesday's Spring Primary, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

Wisconsin residents need a driver license, ID or other form of ID to vote. Find more about ID options at the Wisconsin Elections Commission website (link is external).

There are documentation requirements to obtain a Wisconsin ID card, such as:

  • a birth certificate,
  • proof of identity, and
  • proof of Wisconsin residency.

After completing two forms at the DMV, a photo ID document for voting can be delivered via overnight mail in time for Tuesday's primary.

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If all documentation is not readily available, the ID Petition Process (IDPP) can be used to obtain a receipt valid for voting while the remaining documents or verifications are obtained.

The IDPP service and ID cards for voting purposes are provided free of charge.

LINK: Explanation of the the IDPP process from the DMV website.

What's on the ballot?

A sample ballot can be obtained through the state's voting website: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/PreviewMyBallot

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More Resources

  • Check the online locator to find the nearest DMV and wait times.
  • DMV’s toll-free voter ID hotline at 844-588-1069 is available for questions on obtaining an ID to vote.
  • Questions regarding voter eligibility, poll locations, voter registration information or other election information can be found on the Wisconsin Elections Commission website http://elections.wi.gov