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Accepted Voting Identification

Every single voter must meet the ID requirements in order to receive a ballot. There are no exceptions. There is no vouching, or statutory declarations, or oaths, or proxy voting. Teenagers may use Ontario school report cards, which now have the student's name and address on them.An email sent from the Ontario Liberal Party, and addressed to the voter, is NOT a valid ID document.

2023 Ontario Liberal Party Leadership Election

ID Requirements

Option 1:
One piece of identification for this list, containing the voter's photograph, name and address.

  • Ontario Driver's License
  • Ontario Photo Card

Option 2:
One piece of identification from this list, containing the voter's signature, name and address.

  • Ontario Motor Vehicle Permit or insurance card
  • Insurance policy
  • Loan or financial agreement with a financial institution
  • Mortgage, lease or rental agreement between the person and a corporate entity
  • Cancelled personal cheque with pre-printed address

Option 3:

Two different pieces of identification from this list. (An electrical bill for September and another electrical bill for October is not acceptable.) Both pieces must have the voter's name, and one must also have the voter's home address.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Certificate of Canadian Citizenship (Citizenship Card)
  • Old Age Security Card
  • Ontario Health Card
  • Social Insurance Number Card
  • Veterans Affairs Canada Health Card
  • Bank or credit card statement
  • Utility Bill (television, internet, electricity, hydro, gas or water)
  • Student Card
  • Hospital Card
  • Credit or Debit Card
  • Income Tax or Property Tax assessment
  • Ontario Outdoors Card
  • Professional license
  • Payroll cheque stub
  • Report card from an Ontario school
  • Confirmation of residence issued by a post-secondary school campus residence official
  • Post-secondary school admissions letter
  • Post-secondary school transcript
  • Any document issued by a Band Council in Ontario established under the Indian Act (Canada)
  • Certificate of Indian Status (Status Card)
  • Any document issued by the Government of Canada, Ontario, or an Ontario municipality, or by an agency of such a government.

ID Requirements for Student Clubs
Voters in student clubs must meet two identification requirements.

  • First, they must have ID that meets either Option 1, or Option 2, or Option 3 below.
  • Secondly, they must have documentation to show that they a "current registered student" at the relevant institution.

A "current registered student" is someone who is either: (a) enrolled in a class that is currently taking place during this September-December 2023 semester, or (b) was both enrolled in a class that took place during the May-August 2023 semester and an upcoming class that will take place during the January-April 2024 semester.

Option 1:

  • One piece of identification for this list, containing the voter's photograph, name and address.
  • Ontario Driver's License
  • Ontario Photo Card

Option 2:

  • One piece of identification from this list, containing the voter's signature, name and address.
  • Ontario Motor Vehicle Permit or insurance card
  • Insurance policy
  • Loan or financial agreement with a financial institution
  • Mortgage, lease or rental agreement between the person and a corporate entity
  • Cancelled personal cheque with preprinted address

Option 3:
Two different pieces of identification from this list. (An electrical bill for September and another electrical bill for October is not acceptable.) Both pieces must have the voter's name, and one must also have the voter's home address.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Certificate of Canadian Citizenship (Citizenship Card)
  • Old Age Security Card
  • Ontario Health Card
  • Social Insurance Number Card
  • Veterans Affairs Canada Health Card
  • Bank or credit card statement
  • Utility Bill (television, internet, electricity, hydro, gas or water)
  • Student Card
  • Hospital Card
  • Credit or Debit Card
  • Income Tax or Property Tax assessment
  • Ontario Outdoors Card
  • Professional license
  • Payroll cheque stub
  • Report card from an Ontario school (most applicable for those in high school or middle school)
  • Confirmation of residence issued by a post-secondary school campus residence official
  • Post-secondary school admissions letter
  • Post-secondary school transcript
  • Any document issued by a Band Council in Ontario established under the Indian Act (Canada)
  • Certificate of Indian Status (Status Card)
  • Any document issued by the Government of Canada, Ontario, or an Ontario municipality