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Nevada voter registration guide

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Nevada voter registration deadlines

  • Register to vote (online): Received by October 29, 2020
  • Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked by October 6, 2020
  • Register to vote (in person): Received by November 3, 2020

Check your Nevada 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 Nevada registration using the Nevada voter registration lookup tool.
  • If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.

Nevada voter registration rules

To register in Nevada you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • be 18 years old by election day (you may pre-register if you are 17)
  • have continuously resided in the State of Nevada and in your county for at least 30 days and resided in your precinct for at least 10 days before the next election
  • not be incarcerated for a felony
  • not be determined by a court of law to be mentally incompetent
  • claim no other place as your legal residence

Register to vote online in Nevada

  • You must include your Nevada driver's license number or Nevada state ID number and the last 4 digits of your social security number with your online voter registration application.
  • Visit the Nevada online voter registration tool.
  • Fill out all the required fields.
  • You will be registered to vote as soon as you finish the workflow.
  • You should receive your voter registration card in the mail within 2-3 weeks. If not, you might want to follow up with your Local Election Office.
  • The deadline to register to vote online is received by October 29, 2020.

Register to vote by mail in Nevada

  1. Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Box 6 - ID Number: Enter your Nevada driver’s license number or Nevada ID card number. If you do not have either of these numbers, enter the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number. If you don't have any of these numbers, write NONE in this space.
  3. Box 7 - Choice of Party: You must register with a political party if you want to take part in that party’s primary election, caucus, or convention. If you register as a nonpartisan, you will receive a nonpartisan ballot for the primary election.
  4. Box 8 - Race or Ethnic Group: Leave blank.
  5. 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.
  6. Mail your voter registration form to the mailing address below. For faster delivery, send the form directly to your Local Election Office.
  7. Your voter registration form must be postmarked by October 6, 2020

Register to vote in person in Nevada

  1. Contact your Local Election Office to find where to register to vote in person.
  2. Nevada voters must provide their Nevada driver's license number, state ID number, or the last four digits of their social security number with their voter registration application. Voters must also physically show valid ID, such as their driver's license or birth certificate.

Local Election Office

Contact your Local Election Office if you have questions about Nevada voter registration.

Statewide election office

This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Nevada elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.

Secretary of State Elections Division  
101 North Carson Street, Suite 3  
Carson City, NV 89701‐4786