Register to Vote
Who Can Register to Vote
In order to register to vote in Florida, you must:
Be a citizen of the United States of America
Be a Florida resident
Be 18 years old (A person who is otherwise qualified may preregister on or after his/her
16th birthday and may vote in any election on or after his/her 18th birthday.)
Not now be adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in Florida or
any other state
Not have been convicted of a felony without your right to vote having been restored
Provide your current and valid Florida driver license number or Florida identification
card number. You must provide the last four of your Social Security number if you
do not have a Florida driver license number or a Florida identification card number.
If you have not been issued any of these items, you must write "NONE" in the box indicated
on the Voter Registration Application.
How to Apply to Register to Vote
Florida residents may now apply to register to vote or update their existing voter
registration record online. Go to RegisterToVoteFlorida.gov to
complete and submit an online application.
You may also fill in the Voter
Registration Application online and then print the application or you can print
the application and write in your information with a black ballpoint pen.
For the Voter Registration Online Application in Spanish select
Verify that all the information on your application is complete. The office where
you register, your decision not to register, your Social Security number, Florida
driver license number and Florida ID card number will remain confidential and
will be used only for voter registration purposes.
Sign your application. The application requires an original signature because
you are swearing to or affirming an oath.
Mail your application to your county supervisor of elections. (Requires first class
postage stamp.) You may also hand-deliver the application to any supervisor of elections
office in the state, a driver license office, a voter registration agency or armed
forces recruitment office, or to the Division
If your application is complete and you qualify as a voter, the supervisor of elections
will mail you a voter information card as official confirmation that you are registered
to vote. Make sure all of the information on your card is correct. If you do not receive
confirmation within 2 weeks, or if you have any questions, call your
supervisor of elections.
How to Update Your Voter Record
For more information on how to update your voter registration record, including address, name, political party affiliation, or signature, go to Updating Your Voter Information
NOTE: You must be registered for at least 29 days before
you can vote in an election.
If the information on the application is not true, the applicant can be convicted
of a felony of the third degree and fined up to $5,000 and/or imprisoned for up to