Confirm that you are eligible to register to vote in Texas
To register to vote in Texas you must:
- Be a United States citizen;
- Be a resident of the county where you submit the application;
- Be at least 17 years and 10 months old at the time of registration, and 18 years of age on
- Not be convicted of a felony (unless you are off-paper with all the terms of your sentence complete, including parole, probation, and supervision); AND
- Not be declared mentally incompetent without the right to vote by a court of law.
Register to vote in Bexar County
Texas does not have online voter registration or same-day voter registration.
- Print, complete, sign, and mail a voter registration application (pdf) to Bexar County Elections Department (1103 S. Frio Street, San Antonio, TX 78207). You'll need to use your own envelope and stamp to mail this form.
- No access to a printer?
- Call Bexar County Elections at 210-335-VOTE (8683) to have a postage-paid voter registration application delivered to you.
- Residents of other TX counties: call 1.800.252.VOTE.
- Complete an online request to have a postage-paid voter registration application delivered to you.
- Drop by Bexar County Elections Department (1103 S. Frio, STE 100, San Antonio, TX 78207) and register in person (only 5 minutes needed).
- Pick up a postage-paid voter registration application while at your public library, post office, or other government office. Complete, sign, seal, and drop in a mailbox.
Identification for registration
You can use a Texas Driver License number, a Texas Personal Identification Card number, or the last four digits of your Social Security number to register.
Registration deadline (Thursday, April 1, 2021)
If you are not yet registered, you must submit your registration application 30 days before an upcoming election to be eligible to vote in that election.
Once registered, you can vote in all subsequent elections while you reside in Bexar County, as long as you update your registration if you move within the county or change your name.
If you move outside the county, you will need to fill out a new application to register in your new county.
Check the mail for your voter registration card
If you don't receive your voter registration card within 30 days of submitting a voter registration application, call the Bexar County Elections Department at 210-335-8683.
Two important notes:
- You will receive a new voter registration card at your current address every two years, unless you move to a new address in the county and forget to update your registration.
- The League recommends that you bring your voter registration card with you to vote, but it is not required.
Check and confirm that your registration is current
Check to make sure you are registered and that all your information is correct using either of the following websites:
Bexar County residents can also call the Bexar County Elections Department at 210-335-8683 to check their registration status.
Any time you move to a new Texas county—even if you were previously registered in another Texas county—you must fill out a new registration application.
Moved or changed your name? Update your voter registration
Moved within the county
If you’ve moved within the county or changed your name, be sure to update your registration:
- online at Texas Secretary of State Voter Name and Address Change website, OR
- by mail—print, complete, sign, and send in a voter registration application (pdf)
- check the "change of address, name or other information" box,
- send to Voter Registrar, Bexar County Elections Department, 1103 S. Frio Sreet, STE 100, San Antonio, TX, 78207
No printer access?
- call Bexar County Elections at 210-335-8683 to have a form sent to you—no stamp or envelope needed to mail it back
- write your changes on the back of your current Voter Registration card
- mail, fax (210-335-6624), or deliver in person to Bexar County Elections Department at address above
Moved to a different county
If you moved to Bexar County from another county in Texas or from another state, you must submit a new voter registration application (pdf).
If you moved outside Bexar County, you will need to submit a new voter registration application (pdf) to the elections department of your new county.
Didn't update your voter registration on time?
Moved within the county
You can still vote a regular ballot. You will:
- sign a "statement of residence" at the polls confirming your address in the new precinct
- be required to vote on the ballot from your previous precinct
Moved to a different Texas county
As long as your voter registration in your previous county is active, you may be eligible to vote a limited ballot in your new county:
- only during Early Voting, and
- only at the main polling place
- voting only on any races common to the ballots of your previous and current precincts, usually statewide and nationwide races
Voting a limited ballot registers you in the new county.
Request a replacement voter registration card
- Print, complete, sign, and mail a voter registration application (pdf) toVoter Registrar, Bexar County Elections Department, 1103 S. Frio Street, San Antonio, TX 78207.
- No access to a printer?
- Call Bexar County Elections Department at 210-335-VOTE (8683) to have a postage-paid, self-sealing voter registration form delivered to you.
- Complete an online request to have a voter registration form sent to you.
- Pick up a postage-paid voter registration form while at your public library, post office, or other government office.
- Go to Bexar County Elections Department at address above and register in person (only 5 minutes needed).
On the voter registration form, be sure to check the box labeled "Request for a Replacement Card."