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WHAT ARE THE PREREQUISITES FOR REGISTERING TO VOTE IN VIRGINIA?

  • Be a United States citizen

  • Be a resident of Virginia

  • Be at least 18 years old by the next general election. 17 year olds who will turn 18 on or before the next general election (November 5th, 2019) can register now.

  • Seventeen year olds who are registered to vote can also vote in primary AND special elections in Virginia!

  • Have had voting rights restored if have ever been convicted of a felony

  • Have had capacity restored if have ever been declared mentally incapacitated in a Circuit Court

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what do you need to register?

Your Social Security Number

Your Date of Birth


CAN You REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE? 

If you have a Virginia driver's license or learners' permit, you can!  If not, then you can begin the registration process online.  You will, however, need to print out the application and mail it in.

Fairfax County residents, mail your application to:

Fairfax County Office of Elections
P.O. Box 10161
Fairfax, VA 22038-8061

City of Fairfax residents, mail your application to:

General Registrar
Sisson House
10455 Armstrong St.
Fairfax, Virginia 22030