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European and Local Elections Dáil Bye-Elections

Published on Thursday, 22 May 2014

European and Local Elections
Dáil Bye-Elections

22/05/14

(Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath)
Friday 23rd May 2014

Identification Documents and Polling Information Cards

The European elections, local elections and Dáil bye-elections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath will take place on Friday 23rd May 2014 and polling stations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

You do not need a polling information card to vote at the elections. However, you may be asked at the polling station to produce identification before you are given ballot paper(s).  If you do not have appropriate identification or the presiding officer is not satisfied that you are the person to whom the identification relates you will not be permitted to vote.

The following documents are acceptable for identification purposes:

(i) a passport; (ii) a driving licence; (iii) an employee identity card containing a photograph; (iv) a student identity card issued by an educational institution and containing a photograph; (v) a travel document containing name and photograph; (vi) a Bank or Savings or Credit Union book containing address in constituency or local electoral area; (vii) a Public Services Card; (viii) a Temporary Residence Certificate; (ix) a Garda National Immigration Bureau Card; 
OR
the following items accompanied by a further document which establishes the address of the holder in the constituency or local electoral area - (x) a cheque book; (xi) a cheque card; (xii) a credit card; (xiii) a birth certificate; (xiv) a marriage certificate. 

YOU DO NOT NEED A POLLING INFORMATION CARD TO VOTE
PLEASE BRING THE NECESSARY IDENTIFICATION ON
FRIDAY 23rd MAY 2014

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