Wisconsin has a "proof of residency" requirement. This means you must include a COPY of an ID that shows your WI address so that you can prove you live in Wisconsin. Some acceptable IDs include: A Wisconsin driver’s license or ID card; Any other ID card or license issued by a Wisconsin government agency or unit; An employee ID card with a photograph; A bank statement, a paycheck, a check or other government-issued document; A real property tax bill or receipt for 2015 or 2016; A photo ID from a university, college or technical college with a fee receipt; A photo ID from a university, college or technical college with an on-campus housing listing provided by the university, college or technical college to the municipality; A utility bill dated within 90 days of when you register. Learn more about Wisconsin Voter ID
Wisconsin voter registration deadlines
- In Person: The Friday before Election Day.
- By Mail: For the 2020 general election, postmarked 20 days before Election Day.
- Online: For the 2020 general election, received 20 days before Election Day.
Election Day Registration:
Individuals may register to vote in person at your polling place on Election Day. All individuals must provide both a proof of residency document and proof of identification to register on election Day.
Wisconsin voter registration rulesTo register in Wisconsin you must:
- be a citizen of the United States
- be a resident of Wisconsin for at least 10 days
- be 18 years old
- not have been convicted of treason, felony or bribery, or if you have, your civil rights have been restored
- not be incapable of understanding the objective of the elective process or under guardianship
Wisconsin voter registration directions
- Use our Register to Vote Tool to fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
- Sign and date your form. This is very important!
- Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address we provide.
- Make sure you register before the voter registration deadline.