Five Requirements to
Register to Vote
- U.S. Citizen
- Resident of Georgia
- 18+ Years Old on Election Day
- Not Currently Serving a Sentence for a Felony Conviction
- Not Mentally Incompetent
You must REGISTER to vote if you are a first-time Georgia voter.
Register online here or register by mail with this form. To register online or by mail you must have a Georgia driver's license or ID card.
Register in person at the following locations:
- Your county's registrar office
- Department of Driver Services ("DDS") while getting a driver's license, renewing a driver's license, or changing license information,
- Department of Natural Resources while getting a resident hunting or fishing license, or
- A government office discussed in O.C.G.A. 21-2-222.
You must prove your citizenship.
When you register, have one of the following documents: your driver's license, birth certificate copy, passport, naturalization documents, or tribal card. These will prove your citizenship. If you did not prove your citizenship when you got your driver's license, submit one of the other documents to your county's registrar office now. Bring the document with you when you vote.
You must RE-REGISTER to vote if you changed your name or moved.
How do I re-register to vote?
Before October 5, 2020, you must either
Where do I vote after I re-register?
- Re-register at the DDS while updating your driver's license,
- Send a written notice to the registrar office in the county where you now live, or
- Submit a new voter registration application.
You need to vote at your new voting location. Find out where at this link and fill out the information on the right side of the page.
You will vote at your old polling location if you (A) moved to a new county after October 5, 2020 or (B) moved to a location in the same county but didn't re-register by October 5, 2020.