Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

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How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need a Georgia driver’s license or state-issued ID card, with a signature on file with the GA Department of Driver Services (DDS) to register online.

Register Online


Check if you’re registered to vote

mvp.sos.ga.gov

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be a resident of the county in which you’re registering to vote
  • Be at least 17 ½ years old to register and 18 years old to vote
  • Not be serving a sentence (including probation or parole) for conviction of a felony involving moral turpitude
  • Not have been found mentally incompetent by a judge

How to Vote

Vote early
Oct 17–Nov 4

Bring an accepted ID.


Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

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 ID.


Who can vote early

All registered Georgia voters are eligible to vote early in person.

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote early
Oct 17–Nov 4

Bring an accepted ID.


Vote on Election Day

November 6

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 ID.

Voting requirements
  • Be registered to vote in Georgia. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be a resident of the county or municipality where you’ll vote
  • Be 18 by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Not be serving a sentence (including probation or parole) for a felony conviction involving “moral turpitude.”
  • Not be currently judged incompetent by a court

In person ID requirements

All Georgia voters who vote in person (including voting early) must provide one of the following forms of ID:

  • Georgia driver’s license
  • Georgia voter ID or other ID card issued by the State of Georgia, any other state, or the US government
  • Employee photo ID issued by the US government, Georgia government, or any county, municipality, board, authority, or other Georgia government entity
  • US passport
  • US military photo ID
  • Student photo ID card issued by a Georgia public college, university, or technical school
  • Valid tribal photo ID

By mail ID requirements

If you’re not voting for the first time in Georgia, you don’t need to provide ID to vote by mail

If you’re a first-time Georgia voter who registered by mail and did not provide ID when you registered, you’ll need to provide a copy of one of the following forms of ID along with your mail ballot:

  • A current photo ID
  • A current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address

Frequently Asked Questions