Voter Identification

In accordance with Provincial legislation if a person is already registered on the voters list, there is no ID requirement at the time of voting, although a solemn declaration must to be made by the elector, prior to receiving a ballot, to ensure that they are the person named on the voters list.  Although it is not required to vote staff will ask if you have ID in an effort to help speed up the process during the ballot assignment.

If a person is not already registered on the voters list, and they are eligible to vote, the one of the following ID requirements must be met when registering at the time of voting:

  • At least two ID documents must be shown that provide evidence of the person’s identity and place of residence, at least one of which must contain the person’s signature
  • At least two ID documents must be shown that provide evidence of the person’s identify, at least one of which must contain the person’s signature, and make a solemn declaration as to the person’s place of residence

Forms of Identification Accepted

  • Birth Certificate
  • British Columbia Care Card or British Columbia Gold Care Card
  • British Columbia Drivers Licence
  • British Columbia ID Card
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Canadian Passport
  • Certificate of Vehicle Insurance
  • Credit Cards or Debit Cards
  • Property Tax Notice or Utility Bill
  • Social Insurance Card (SIN Card)