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Getting a Photo ID Without Proof of Name, Birth, and/or Citizenship

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.

If you are applying for a free ID for voting, & you cannot get the documentation required to prove your name, date of birth, and/or U.S. Citizenship, you may use the ID Petition Process:

You Will Need

  1. Wisconsin ID Card Application Form
  2. Proof of Wisconsin Residence
  3. Unavailable Documentation Form
  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. 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 or route 20.

Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Madison West DMV Service Center

8417 Excelsior Drive
Madison, WI 53717
Madison Metro Bus route 15 or route 73

Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Saturday –  Sunday: Closed