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NCW, your voice matters! Make your voice heard in our local, state, and national elections this year by registering to vote! Here are a few answers to common questions about voter registration.

Am I eligible to vote?

To vote in the state of Washington you must be:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • A legal resident of Washington state for at least 30 days prior to election day
  • At least 18 years old by election day
  • Not disqualified from voting due to a court order
  • Not under Department of Corrections supervision for a Washington felony conviction.

How do I register?


You can quickly and safely register to vote online at

By Mail

Print and mail a voter registration form.

Click here for a voter registration form in English.opens PDF file

Click here for a voter registration form in Spanish.opens PDF file

In Person

Visit your county elections office to register in person. Please wear a face covering and practice proper social distancing when registering. Be sure to connect with your county election’s office for their business hours. Click here to find your county elections department.

What information will I need to provide to register?

You will need to provide your full name, date of birth, and residential address in Washington state. You will be asked to verify that you are a US citizen and that you will be at least 18 years of age by election day.

You will need to provide an identification number from a Washington Driver License, Permit or ID. If you don’t have any of those forms of identification, you may use the last four digits of your Social Security number to register.

More Resources

Visit or call 800448-4881 or email elections@sos.wa.govcreate new email for more information.

Washington State Secretary of State

Washington State Elections

Washington State Elections FAQ

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