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In order to register to vote, you must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be 18 years of age 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 prison or on parole for a felony conviction.
  • Not claim the right to vote elsewhere.

Voter registration forms
Download and print the form you need below. Be sure to print all information neatly so it can be clearly understood. Once the form is printed, sign it in blue or black ink. Only an original copy can be submitted. We cannot accept any kind of digital or portable-document-file-generated (ie. Adobe Acrobat) signature.

The form above can be used to:

  • Register to vote in New York State. Note: You must register at least 25 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote in that election.
  • Change your name and/or address.
  • Enroll in a political party
  • Change your enrollment:
    • Party enrollment changes take effect immediately: Per the NYS Election Law Chapter 316 as of Sept. 27, 2019, all Party Enrollment changes now take effect immediately until Feb. 14, 2020. This means for a valid application, the party change will take effect the same day it is filed.
    • One exception exists for next year’s 2020 Elections: All Party Changes filed after Feb, 14, 2020 are not effective until seven days after the June 2020 Primary Election.

Registration and Cancellation Forms

Cancellation of Registration Form

BOE Deceased Removal Form

BOE Deceased Removal Form (Spanish)

Correction Mistake Enrollment

Correction Mistake Enrollment (Spanish)

Post-Registration Challenge Affidavit

Request Copy of Public Records

Victim of Domestic Violence

 

For additional information, visit the New York State Board of Elections.