Texas does not have Same Day Registration or Election Day Registration.
Texas 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 Texas 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 Texas registration using the Texas voter registration lookup tool.
If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.
Texas voter registration rules
To register in Texas you must:
be a citizen of the United States
be a resident of the county in which the application for registration is made
be 17 years and 10 months old (you must be 18 to vote)
not have been convicted of a felony, or if you have been convicted of a felony, you must have fully discharged your punishment, including any incarceration, parole, supervision, period of probation, or be pardoned
have not been declared mentally incompetent by final judgment of a court of law
Box 6 - ID Number: Enter your TX driver’s license number. If you do not have a driver’s license, enter the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you have neither, please write “NONE” on the form.
Box 7 - Choice of Party: You do not need to register with a party 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