The National Mail Voter Registration Form can be used to register U.S. citizens to vote, to update registration information due to a change of name, make a change of address or to register with a political party.

Important: You must follow the state-specific instructions listed for your state. They begin on page 3 of the form and are listed alphabetically by state. After filling out this form, you must sign your name where indicated and send it to your state or local election office for processing. Be sure you mail it in an envelope with the proper amount of postage.

The national form also contains voter registration rules and regulations for each state and territory. For more information about registering to vote, contact your state election office. Read our FAQ's about moving and registering to vote and using the National Mail Voter Registration Form

State Election Officials - Updating State Instructions on the National Mail Voter Registration Form
Requests for updates to the state-specific instructions for this form must include the state election office's letterhead and must have an original signature of the appropriate representative/staff member in that office (digital signatures are not permissible). Request letters should be addressed to Steven Frid, Executive Director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 

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National Voter Registration Act

Every two years, EAC reports to Congress on the impact of National Voter Registration Act on the administration of Federal elections and provides information to states on their responsibilities under that law. Read NVRA Studies and Commission decisions regarding the NVRA

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