Arkansas does not have Same Day Registration or Election Day Registration.
Arkansas voter registration deadlines
Register to vote (online): N/A
Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked by October 5, 2020
Register to vote (in person): Received by October 5, 2020
Check your Arkansas voter registration status
If you can't remember if you're registered to vote, or you want to make sure your information is correct, you can check your Arkansas registration using the Arkansas voter registration lookup tool.
If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.
Arkansas voter registration rules
To register in Arkansas you must:
be a citizen of the United States
be an Arkansas resident
be 18 years old by Election Day
If you have been convicted of a felony, you must have completed your entire sentence (including probation and parole) and paid any fines, fees, or restitution to register to vote. If you are re-registering to vote for the first time after your felony, you must provide proof of completion of your sentence along with a voter registration form.
not claim the right to vote in any other jurisdiction
Box 6 - ID Number: Provide your Arkansas driver’s license number or non-operating identification number. If you do not have either of these numbers, provide the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you do not have any of these numbers, write “NONE” in this space.
Box 7 - Choice of Party: You do not need to register with a political party in order to take part in that party's primary election, caucus, or convention.
Box 8 - Race or Ethnic Group: Leave blank.
Print, date, and sign the form. If you do not have a printer, you can print the form out at any local library. If you do not have a stamp, you can buy one from any grocery store: just ask the cashier to sell you one.
Mail your voter registration form to the mailing address below. For faster delivery, send the form directly to your Local Election Office.
Your voter registration form must be postmarked by October 5, 2020
You must provide your Arkansas driver's license number, state ID number, or the last four digits of your social security number with your voter registration application. You must also physically show valid ID, such as your driver's license or birth certificate.