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 Registration Information


***Not sure if you're registered? Click here (voter search)*

To register you must:

  • Be a US Citizen
  • Be 18 years of old by December 31 of the year in which you file your form (Note you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote)
  • Live at your present address at least 30 days before an election;
  • Not be in jail or on parole for a felony conviction
  • Not claim the right to vote elsewhere
You can use a registration form to:
  • Register to vote in the state of New York,
  • Change your name/address since you last voted,
  • Enroll in a political party or change your current enrollment.
To obtain a voter registration form:
You can register in person at our office - click here for contact information

or at any New York State Agency-Based offices, your local post office, or any Town Clerk.

Alternately, you can complete a PDF version of the New York State Voter Registration Form on-line by clicking on the link below, typing the necessary information and selecting the appropriate boxes. However, the file size of these forms are substantially large, so it may take quite a while for them to load on computers with slower Internet connections.

Once the form is completed, you need to print the form and sign it. Then, mail the form to the County Board of Elections


Deadline Information:

You can register in person at your county board of elections on any business day, except Election Day. If you want to vote in a Primary Election or November Election, you must mail or deliver your form to your county board of elections no later than 25 days prior to the election in which you want to vote. Your eligibility to vote will be based on the date you file your form. Your county board will notify you of your eligibility, and notify you of your polling place.

New York State Felony Rules: 

You may not register to vote if you have been convicted of a felony and: you are currently incarcerated; or you are under parole supervision. You may register if you have finished your sentence or are currently serving probation.


For more information on registration, please see FAQ's