Elections Calgary

Information

Masks or facial coverings are required in City-operated facilities, public transit and ride share.

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Identification requirements

In order to vote, you must bring one of the following forms of identification containing your name and current address. Picture ID is not required.

Government issued identity documents

  • Identification issued by a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, or an agency of that government, that contains a photograph of the elector and their name and current address; or

Government-issue documents

  • Government cheque or cheque stub; or
  • Income/property tax assessment notice; or
  • Statement of government benefits (e.g. employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support or child tax benefits); or

School, college or university documents

  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university; or

Attestation

  • A letter or form (attestation) confirming that the person lives at the stated address. The letter can be signed prior to the vote by any of the following:
    • the authorized representative of a correctional institution; or
    • the responsible authority of a supportive living facility or treatment centre; or
    • the authorized representative (landlord) of a commercial property management company; or
    • the authorized representative of a post-secondary institution; or
    • the authorized representative of a facility that provides services to the homeless; or

Other documents

  • Bank/credit card statement or personal cheque; or
  • Insurance policy or coverage card; or
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee; or
  • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participation; or
  • Residential lease or mortgage statement; or
  • Utility bill (e.g. telephone, public utilities commission, television, hydro (electric), gas or water); or
  • Vehicle ownership, registration or insurance certificate
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