6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Primary Online: May 31, 2022
General Online: October 17, 2022
Primary In-Person: May 31, 2022
General In-Person: October 17, 2022
Primary By Mail (Post Marked): May 31, 2022
General By Mail (Post Marked): October 17, 2022
Please note: The deadline to register to vote also applies to updating your voter registration address. Generally the deadline for registration is three weeks before a general election and shorter for special elections to fill vacancies. If your address change is not submitted to the office of the general registrar by the applicable deadline for the election in which you wish to vote, you may not be able to vote. Please notify the general registrar of address changes promptly.
Failure to complete the form properly could result in your registration being delayed or denied. Note that you must provide your Social Security number, if any, when applying to register to vote in Virginia. Therefore, if you do not provide your Social Security number, your application for voter registration will be denied. State and local voting officials will use your Social Security number as a unique identifier to insure that no person is registered in more than one place. Records containing your Social Security number will not be open to inspection by the public. Your Social Security number will appear on reports produced only for official use by voter registration and election officials, and for jury selection purposes by courts.
The Voter Registration Application can be mailed via the U.S. postal service or hand-delivered to any official registration office.
If you have any questions regarding your voter registration status, please contact your local Voter Registration Office.
Absentee voting refers to the process of voting before Election Day. In Virginia, you may vote either absentee by-mail or vote early in-person.
“Absentee by-mail” refers to the process of applying to receive a ballot in the mail, and then returning that absentee ballot by mail, an express delivery service, personally to the General Registrar’s Office, or to a drop-off location.
In Virginia, any registered voter may vote absentee either by-mail or early in-person.
You Can Submit Your "Vote By-Mail" Application For By Mail, Fax, or Email
Absentee applications are due by the 2nd Friday before the election.
Voting help for uniformed service members, their families, and citizens living outside the U.S. can be found at the Federal Voting Assistance Program website.