Apply for Free Photo ID (if Needed) to Vote on Nov. 4


October 2014

The Fairfax County Office of Elections is providing residents with several opportunities to apply for a free photo ID, if needed. Virginia now requires everyone to provide photo ID in order to vote in person on Election Day or at absentee voting locations. Absentee by mail voters do not need photo ID. Acceptable forms of photo ID. The deadline to register to vote  for the Nov. 4 election was Oct. 14.

More information from the Virginia Department of Elections.

Questions? Contact the Fairfax County Office of Elections at 703-222-0776 (TTY 711) or email voting@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Absentee Voting Locations: Through Nov. 1

Registered voters can get a photo ID, if needed, at Fairfax County's seven countywide absentee voting locations, Thursday, Oct. 30 and Friday, Oct. 31 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Government Center: Through Election Day, Nov. 4 and After

Registered voters can get a photo ID, if needed, at the Office of Elections, Suite 323 in the Government Center during the following hours:

  • Thursday, Oct. 30, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 31, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.  
  • Saturday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Election Day, Nov. 4, 6 a.m. until the polls close and all returns have been called in.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 5, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 6, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 7, 8 a.m. until noon (for the purposes of getting ID to meet the provisional ballot ID requirements) and until 4:30 p.m. for all other individuals requesting a photo ID.

Beginning Nov. 10, photo IDs will be available during normal business hours, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; call 703-222-0776 (TTY 711) for more information.

Fairfax County Government Center
Office of Elections, Suite 323
12000 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

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