Getting a Free Photo ID to Vote in Wisconsin

You must provide Photo ID to prove who you are in order for your vote to be counted.

If you need an ID to vote, you can get one for free.

Get Help Obtaining ID

The Dane County Voter ID Coalition provides free assistance with obtaining transportation to the DMV and working through the DMV application process. This is a joint effort of the League of Women Voters of Dane County and the Dane County NAACP. For assistance, call 608-285-2141.

You Will Need

  1. Wisconsin ID Card Application Form
  2. Proof of Residence
  3. Proof of U.S. citizenship
    Choose any 1 of the following (See the full list):
    • Valid U.S. passport or passport card
    • U.S. State issued birth certificate
    • U.S. Certificate of Naturalization
  4. Proof of Identity
    Choose any 1 of the following (See the full list):
    • Valid photo college ID card from any U.S. university, college or technical college
    • Social Security Card
    • W-2 form including your name, address and Social Security Number
  5. Proof of name and date of birth
    Choose any 1 of the following (See the full list):
    • Valid U.S. passport or passport card
    • Certified birth certificate
    • Valid I-551 (permanent resident card)
    • U.S. Certificate of Naturalization
  6. Your social security number

Apply at a DMV Service Center

Find a DMV Service Center near you.

There are 2 locations in Dane County.

Madison East DMV Service Center

2001 Bartillon Drive
Madison, WI 53704
Madison Metro Bus route 6 via MATC, route 20, or route 34.

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Sunday: Closed

Madison West DMV Service Center

4802 Sheboygan Avenue
Madison, WI 53705
Madison Metro Bus routes 2, 8, 10, 12, 15, 28, 37, 56, or 57

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed