Note: You must update your voter registration information whenever you change your residence.
22 days before election
See basic info on Dept. of Elections site.
➔ Find your local Registrar's office.
Starting Oct 1, 2022, people may register in-person at the same time as they vote, but ballot will be provisional.
Satellite Early Voting offices open in late October (varies by location).
Find your Early Voting locations
Click on location for more info: Times, Days, Dropboxes, etc.
★ You don't need to state a reason.
★ Picture ID not required*
DEADLINES to Request Ballots
Ballot applications, online or by mail, must be received by:
Fri, Oct 27, 2023 General Elections
NOTE: we recommend you apply & return your ballot well in advance of the official deadlines.More about voting by mail (absentee voting)
★ Picture ID not required to vote*
*BUT other ID, current utility bill, bank statement, or signed statement required.
List of acceptable IDs
More info on VA Dept of Elections site
If you would like to use curbside voting, remember to bring a helper with you who can enter the polling place to ask an election officer for curbside assistance, or use your cell phone to call the number posted on the curbside voting sign at each precinct or satellite location." —Virginia Dept. of Elections
Call your local Registrar's Office to find out how this works near you.
Find your local Registrar's Office
Poll Observer w Dem Party: Apply
State Board of Elections: Information | Apply
When you get to your Voter Information page, scroll down until you see a table labeled "Absentee."
Table lists: Election, Status (of most recent action), Application received (date), Ballot issued (date), Ballot received (date).
If your ballot is not "approved" or received in a timely manner, call your local Registrar's Office.