Delaware does not have Same Day Registration or Election Day Registration.
Delaware voter registration deadlines
Register to vote (online): Received by October 10, 2020
Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked by October 10, 2020
Register to vote (in person): Received by October 10, 2020
Check your Delaware 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 Delaware registration using the Delaware voter registration lookup tool.
If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.
Delaware voter registration rules
To register in Delaware you must:
be a citizen of the United States
be a permanent resident of Delaware
be 18 years old by the next General Election
not be mentally incompetent
if you have been convicted of a felony, you are eligible to vote as long as you have served your sentence (including parole) and your convictions were not for disqualifying felonies: murder and manslaughter (except vehicular homicide), sexual offenses, or crimes against public administration involving bribery or improper influence or abuse of office
Register to vote online in Delaware
You must include your Delaware driver's license number, Delaware state ID number, or the last 4 digits of your social security number with your online voter registration application.
Box 6 - ID Number: Provide your Delaware driver’s license number or nonoperating identification number. If you do not either of these numbers, provide the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you do not have any of these numbers, please write “NONE” on this space.
Box 7 - Choice of Party: You must register with a party if you want 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 10, 2020
Bring your Delaware driver's license or state ID card with you. If you don't have one, bring an acceptable document with your name and current address. Acceptable documents include a recent utility bill, bank statement, or paycheck.