Voter ID

Voters in Scotland need to show photo ID to vote at polling places for UK parliamentary elections, including general elections, by-elections and recall petitions.


List of accepted photo ID: voter-id/accepted-forms-photo-id


If you don’t have accepted photo ID, you can apply for a free voter ID document, which is known as a Voter Authority Certificate.


Apply online for a Voter Authority Certificate: applying-a-voter-authority-certificate