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Election 2018

Identification Requirements

The City of Winnipeg requires every voter to provide proof of their name and current address by showing identification. Picture I.D. is not a requirement.

You have two options:

Option 1

Show one original piece of identification with your photo, name and address. It must be issued by a government agency.


  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Enhanced Identification card

Option 2

Show two original pieces of authorized identification that together provide evidence of your name and current address. A combination of the below examples would be sufficient.


  • Manitoba Health Services card,
  • Manitoba Blue Cross card,
  • a blank personalized cheque,
  • a credit card statement,
  • an Old Age Pension/Security card,
  • an Income Tax Assessment statement,
  • a utility bill,
  • Passport,
  • Birth Certificate,
  • Indian status card,
  • band membership card,
  • Métis card,
  • card issued by an Inuit local authority.

For more information, please contact 311.

Last update: September 10, 2018