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BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) will visit four Tribal Nations next week to provide Non-Driver Photo Identification (ID) Cards that can be used for voting purposes. 

The photo ID cards will be issued for North Dakota residents who do not have a driver license. The Non-Driver Photo ID Card provided at these locations will be free to the public if they are 18 and older. 

“These photo ID cards are a great option for those wanting to vote in the upcoming elections,” said Brad Schaffer, NDDOT driver license division director.

NDDOT staff will obtain photos and documents at tribal locations. The paperwork will be processed overnight, and the photo ID card will be mailed to residents within 5 days.

Dates and times for photo ID events:

  • Standing Rock Sioux: May 13 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Sioux County Courthouse, 303 2nd Ave. in Fort Yates.
  • Spirit Lake Nation: May 14 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Blue Building, 816 3rd Ave. N. in Fort Totten.
  • Mandan, Hidatsa, & Arikara Nation: May 15 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Northern Lights Wellness Center, 710 East Ave. in New Town.
  • Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa May 16 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Sky Dancer Casino, 3965 Sky Dancer Way NE in Belcourt.

Documents needed to receive a Non-Driver Photo ID Card:

  1. Must provide a certified birth certificate, court issued name change if applies (Certified Marriage Certificate, Divorce Decree, Adoption Order)
  2. Social security card 
  3. Proof of ND resident physical address 

For questions about photo ID events, please call NDDOT at 1-855-633-6835. For more information about North Dakota voting requirements go to state website: vote.ND.gov

Many driver license services such as change of address, replacements and more are available online at www.dot.nd.gov.

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