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Nevada voter registration guide

Last updated: June 2, 2020
  • You can register to vote in-person.
  • You can register to vote online in Nevada.
  • You can register to vote by-mail in Nevada.
  • If you miss the voter registration deadline, you can register to vote and cast a ballot at the same time on Election Day.
  • Military and overseas voters follow a different process.

Nevada voter registration deadlines

  • In-person: 28 days before Election Day
  • By-mail: Postmarked 28 days before Election Day
  • Online: 5 days before Election Day

Nevada voter registration rules

To register in Nevada you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • have attained the age of 18 years on the date of the next election
  • have continuously resided in the State of Nevada, in your county, at least 30 days and in your precinct at least 10 days before the next election
  • have your civil rights restored if you were convicted of 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 will need a Nevada ID to use Nevada's online voter registration system. If you do not have a Nevada ID, you can still register to vote by mail.

Register to vote by-mail in Nevada

  1. Review the “Voter registration rules” section above and check that you're eligible.
  2. Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  3. Box 6 - ID Number: Enter your Nevada driver’s license number or Nevada ID card number. If you do have either of these numbers, enter the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number. If you do have any of these numbers, write NONE in this space.
  4. 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 with as a nonpartisan, you will receive a nonpartisan ballot for the primary election.
  5. Box 8 - Race or Ethnic Group: Leave blank.
  6. 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.
  7. Mail your voter registration form to the mailing address below. For faster delivery, send the form directly to your local election office.
  8. Your voter registration form must be postmarked 28 days before Election Day

Register to vote on Election Day in Nevada

Double-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.

Need help registering to vote in Nevada?

Your local election office is responsible for running elections in your area. You should contact your local election office if you have questions about registering to vote. Mail your voter registration form to your local election office for faster processing.

State election office

This is the state-wide agency that is ultimately responsible for Nevada elections. You can mail your voter registration form to this address. For faster processing, mail your form to your local election office.

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