Florida does not have Same Day Registration or Election Day Registration.
Florida voter registration deadlines
Register to vote (online): Received by October 6, 2020
Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked by October 6, 2020
Register to vote (in person): Received by October 6, 2020
Check your Florida 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 Florida registration using the Florida voter registration lookup tool.
If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.
Florida voter registration rules
To register in Florida you must:
be a citizen of the United States
be a legal resident of both the State of Florida and of the county in which you seek to be registered
be 18 years old by Election Day (you may pre-register if you are 16)
not be adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting in Florida or any other State, or if you have, you must first have your voting rights restored
not have been convicted of a sexual crime or murder. If you have been convicted of any other felony, you must have completed your sentence, including probation and parole, and paid any fines, fees, or restitution.
swear or affirm the following: I will protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Florida, that I am qualified to register as an elector under the Constitution and laws of the State of Florida, and that all information in this application is true.
Register to vote online in Florida
You must include your Florida driver's license number or Florida state ID number, issue date of that ID, and the last 4 digits of your social security number with your online voter registration application.
Box 6 - ID Number: Provide your Florida driver’s license number or Florida identification card number. If you do not either of these numbers, provide the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you have not have any of these numbers, write the word “NONE” on the form.
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: This information is requested but not required.
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 6, 2020