Photo Id

Voter ID Requirements

Elections to Dawlish Town (see files above), and Teignbridge District Council will take place on Thursday, 4 May 2023.  Including this date and going forward, electors voting in a polling station will be required to show photographic ID before being given a ballot paper(s) in the following elections:

  • UK Parliamentary general elections
  • Recall petitions
  • local elections in England
  • local referendums in England
  • Police and Crime Commissioner elections in England and Wales

Current accepted list of photographic ID

  • a UK passport
  • a passport issued by an EEA state or Commonwealth country
  • Driving licence (including provisional licences)
  • a licence to drive a motor vehicle granted under 15(i) Part 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, or (ii) the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (SI 1981/154 (N.I. 1))
  • a driving licence issued by any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or an EEA state
  • Immigration document – A biometric immigration document issued in accordance with regulations under section 5 of the UK Borders Act 2007.
  • Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) hologram
  • Ministry of Defence Form 90 (Defence Identity Card)
  • Concessionary travel passes

Further information can be found on the Electoral Commission’s website.

For information relating to the District elections, visit Teignbridge District Council’s website.