Register to Vote in Texas

Be a Texas Voter!

How do I check if I am registered to vote?

  • Check your voter registration status at Am I Registered?or check with your county voter registrar. *

Who can register to vote in Texas?

  • A citizen of the United States,
  • A resident of the county, and
  • 17 years 10 months old (to vote you must be 18 years old on Election Day).
  • You must not have been declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law.
  • If you have been convicted of a felony, you may register to vote only after you have completed the punishment phase of your conviction, including any terms of incarceration, parole, supervision, or period of probation ordered by the court.

How do I register to vote in Texas?

  • If you are a new Texas voter, print and fill out the Voter Registration Form or pick one up at a library, government office, or high school. Complete, sign, stamp, and mail-in or turn in to your county election office.*
  • Call your county voter registrar* and ask for a voter registration application to be mailed to you.
  • Volunteer Deputy Registrars are certified by each county to help voters register to vote. Ask your Local League of Woman Voters for help. You do not need to register before every election.

When is the last day to register to vote in an election?

  • Applications must be at your county's Voter Registrar’s office or postmarked by 30 days before an election.**
  • If your voter registration effective date is before the Election Day, you may vote any day during early voting.

When will I receive my voter registration card?

  • You should receive a voter registration card in the mail within one month! If you don't, check to see if you are registered or call your county's Voter Registrar’s office.
  • New voter registration cards are mailed to registered voters every odd year.

I’m already registered. How do I update my voter registration?

  • If you moved or changed your name update your voter registration at or
  • You will need your
    • A Texas Drivers License or Texas Personal ID
    • Your Social Security number.
    • Voter Registration Card VUID (Voter Unique Identifier) number. Find your VUID number on your voter registration card, at "Am I Registered" at, or by calling your county voter registrar.
  • Update your driver's license online and your voter registration at the same time!
  • Complete a new paper voter registration application!

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