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How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need an Arizona driver’s license or non-driver’s ID card to register online.

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Check if you’re registered to vote

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1. Get the voter registration form.

Download and print the Arizona voter registration form, or contact your county recorder to request one by mail

Get the form


2. Fill out the form

Step 1 · (Optional) Check the box to indicate if you want to receive an early ballot by mail

Step 2 · Provide your name

Steps 3–6 · Provide your address. If you don’t have a street address, enter a description of where you live.

Step 7 · Add your mailing address, if different from the address where you live.

Steps 8–9 · Provide the last 4 digits of your Social Security number; provide your Arizona driver’s license number or nonoperating license number

Steps 10–11 · Provide your tribal identification number (if you have one); provide your alien registration number (if you have one)

Steps 12–13 · Provide your birthday and state or county where you were born

Step 14 · Provide your political party

Steps 15–16 · (Optional) Provide your phone number and occupation

Step 18 · If you’re reporting a name change, provide your previous name

Steps 19–21 · (Optional) Provide your father’s name or your mother’s maiden name; indicate if you’re willing to work at a polling place on Election Day; and provide your email address

Step 22 · Check the boxes to indicate you’re a US citizen and will be 18 by Election Day, Nov 8

Step 23 · Sign and date the form

Step 24 · If this is your first time registering to vote in Arizona or you’ve moved counties, you must provide proof of US citizenship

  • If you have an Arizona driver’s license or nonoperating identification issued after Oct 1, 1996, provide that number in Step 9 above. If not, you must attach a copy of one of the following:
  • A birth certificate and marriage certificate or other documentation if your name has changed
  • US passport
  • Naturalization documents (or fill in your Alien Registration Number in Step 11)
  • A copy of your Tribal Certificate of Indian Blood or Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Affidavit of Birth (or enter your Indian Census Number, Bureau of Indian Affairs Card Number, Tribal Treaty Card Number, or Tribal Enrollment Number in box #10)

3. Send the form.

Mail the form by Oct 10 to your local county recorder.


Check if you’re registered to vote

voter.azsos.gov

1. Get the voter registration form.

Pick up the voter registration form at your local county recorder.


2. Fill out the form

Step 1 · (Optional) Check the box to indicate if you want to receive an early ballot by mail

Step 2 · Provide your name

Steps 3–6 · Provide your address. If you don’t have a street address, enter a description of where you live.

Step 7 · Add your mailing address, if different from the address where you live

Steps 8–9 · Provide the last 4 digits of your Social Security number; provide your Arizona driver’s license number or non operating license number

Steps 10–11 · Provide your tribal identification number (if you have one); provide your alien registration number (if you have one)

Steps 12–13 · Provide your birthday and state or county where you were born

Step 14 · Provide your political party

Steps 15–16 · (Optional) Provide your phone number and occupation

Step 18 · If you’re reporting a name change, provide your previous name

Steps 19–21 · (Optional) Provide your father’s name or your mother’s maiden name; indicate if you’re willing to work at a polling place on Election Day; and provide your email address

Step 22 · Check the boxes to indicate you’re a US citizen and will be 18 by Election Day, Nov 8

Step 23 · Sign and date the form

Step 24 · If this is your first time registering to vote in Arizona or you’ve moved counties, you must provide proof of US citizenship

If you have an Arizona driver’s license or nonoperating identification issued after Oct 1, 1996, provide that number in Step 9 above

If not, you must attach a copy of one of the following:

  • A birth certificate and marriage certificate or other documentation if your name has changed
  • US passport
  • Naturalization documents (or fill in your Alien Registration Number in Step 11)
  • A copy of your Tribal Certificate of Indian Blood or Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Affidavit of Birth (or enter your Indian Census Number, Bureau of Indian Affairs Card Number, Tribal Treaty Card Number, or Tribal Enrollment Number in box #10)

3. Return the form.

Return the form by Oct 10 to your local county recorder.


Check if you’re registered to vote

voter.azsos.gov

Registration requirements
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be a resident of Arizona by Oct 10
  • Be 18 years by Election Day, Nov 8
  • Not have been convicted of treason or a felony (unless your civil rights have been restored)
  • Not been legally declared an incapacitated person by a court
Online
October 10

Mail
October 10

In Person
October 10

How to Vote

Vote early
October 12 – November 4

Vote on Election Day
November 8

Polls are open 6 AM–7 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 7 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring an accepted form of ID.


Who can vote early

Any voter registered to vote in Arizona can vote early in person before Election Day.

Who can vote by mail

Any voter registered to vote in Arizona can vote early by mail.


1. Request your mail ballot to vote early

Call or email your local County Recorder no later than 5 PM on Oct 28 to request a mail ballot to vote early

Some counties may let you request a mail ballot to vote early online.


2. Provide the required information

When you request your mail ballot to vote early, provide your:

  • Name
  • Address where you live
  • Address where you’d like your ballot mailed
  • Birthday and county you were born in
  • Last 4 digits of your Social Security number, driver’s license number, non-operating ID number, or voter ID number

3. Vote
  • Once you receive your ballot, follow the instructions to complete the ballot and return envelope
  • Mail your ballot so it’s received by your County Recorder by 7 PM on Election Day, Nov 8
  • Check the status of your ballot at voter.azsos.gov

ID requirements

ID is not required when voting by mail


4. Vote
  • Once you receive your ballot, follow the instructions to fill out the ballot and return envelope
  • Include a copy of an accepted ID
  • Mail your ballot to your Absentee Election Manager so that it’s postmarked no later than Nov 7 and received no later than noon on Election Day, Nov 8
  • Check the status of your absentee ballot on myinfo.alabamavotes.gov
Absentee ballot received by

November 8


Vote on Election Day

November 8

Polls are open 7 AM–7 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 7 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring an accepted photo ID

Voting requirements
  • Be registered to vote in Arizona. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be at least 18 years old on Election Day
  • Live at an Arizona address
  • Not have been convicted of treason or felony, unless your civil rights have been restored
  • Not have been judged as an incapacitated person

In person ID requirements

Bring an accepted form of ID when you vote. This can be a photo ID with your name and address, such as:

  • Valid Arizona driver’s license
  • Valid Arizona non-operating identification license
  • Tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal identification
  • Valid US federal, state, or local government issued identification

If you don’t have a photo ID with your name and address you have 2 other options:

Option 2: Any 2 of the following forms of non-photo ID so long as they both have your name and address:

  • Utility bill, such as for electric, gas, water, solid waste, sewer, telephone, cellular phone, or cable television
  • Bank or credit union statement
  • Valid Arizona vehicle registration
  • Indian census card
  • Property tax statement of the elector’s residence
  • Tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal identification
  • Arizona vehicle insurance card
  • Recorder’s Certificate
  • Valid US federal, state, or local government issued identification, including a voter registration card issued by the County Recorder
  • Any mailing to the elector marked “Official Election Material”

Option 3: Any of the following in combination:

  • Any valid photo identification from Option 1 in which the address does not match your registration address, accompanied by a non-photo identification from Option 2 in which the address does match your registration address
  • US Passport without address and one valid item from Option 2
  • US Military identification without address and one valid item from Option 2

By mail ID requirements

ID is not required when voting by mail.

Frequently Asked Questions

If your mailing address is the same as home address – or if your mailing address is in the same county as your home address – you can add your name to the Arizona ‘Permanent Early Voting List.’ Once you are on this list, an early ballot will automatically be mailed to you approximately 26 days prior to each election for which you are qualified to vote.  You can use the Arizona Early Voting Ballot Application to add your name to the permanent early voting list.

If you have any questions, please contact your Local Election Official.

No, but Arizona will not issue an absentee ballot if the state cannot verify your identity or citizenship status when you make your request for a ballot. It’s best to verify your voter registration before attempting to apply for an absentee ballot.
A legible photocopy of a birth certificate that verifies citizenship and supporting legal documentation (i.e. marriage certificate) if the name on the birth certificate is not the same as your current legal name

    • A legible photocopy of the pertinent pages of your passport
    • U.S. naturalization documents, presented to your County Recorder
    • Your Alien Registration Number
    • Your Indian Census Number, Bureau of Indian Affairs Card Number, Tribal Treaty Card Number, or Tribal Enrollment Number
    • A legible photocopy of your Tribal Certificate of Indian Blood or Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Affidavit of Birth.
    • A legible photocopy of a birth certificate that verifies citizenship and supporting legal documentation (i.e. marriage certificate) if the name on the birth certificate is not the same as your current legal name.

      Bureau of Indian Affairs Card Number, Tribal Treaty Card Number, or Tribal Enrollment Number, A legible photocopy of your Tribal Certificate of Indian Blood or Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Affidavit of Birth. If you are registered in Arizona and use the registration form because you move within a county, change your name, or change your political party affiliation, you do not need to provide photocopies of proof of citizenship.

If you move to a different Arizona county, you will again need to provide proof of citizenship.

    If you move to a different Arizona county, you will again need to provide proof of citizenship.