Arizona voter registration guide
Arizona voter registration deadlines
- Register to vote (online): 29 days before Election Day
- Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked by 29 days before Election Day
- Register to vote (in person): 29 days before Election Day
Check your Arizona 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 Arizona registration using the Arizona voter registration lookup site.
- If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.
Arizona voter registration rules
To register in Arizona you must:
- be a citizen of the United States
- be a resident of Arizona and your county at least 29 days preceding the next election
- be 18 years old by the General Election
- be able to write your name or mark, unless prevented from doing so by physical disability
- not currently be declared an incapacitated person by a court of law.
How to register to vote online in Arizona
You can register to vote online if you have an Arizona driver license, driver permit, or an Arizona state ID card issued by the Motor Vehicle Division.
- Visit the Arizona online voter registration site.
- 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 29 days before Election Day.
How to register to vote by-mail in Arizona
- Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
- Box 6 - ID Number: Provide your Arizona driver license or state ID card number. If you don't have one, provide the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you are unable to provide any of these numbers, please write “NONE” in this space.
- Box 7 - Choice of Party: If you are registered in a political party which has qualified for ballot recognition, you will be permitted to vote the primary election ballot for that party. If you are registered as an independent, no party preference or as a member of a party which is not qualified for ballot recognition, you may select and vote one primary election ballot for one of the recognized political parties.
- 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 29 days before Election Day.
How to register to vote in-person in Arizona
- Contact your local election office to find where to register to vote in person.
- Bring your Arizona driver's license or state ID card with you. If you don't have one, bring ONE photo ID that shows your name, and ONE document that shows your name and Arizona address. Acceptable documents include a utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, residential lease, or any government document that shows your name and address.
Same day voter registration in Arizona
Registering to vote in Arizona with a felony conviction
For a first felony that is not an election-related offense, voting rights are restored upon completion of prison, parole, probation, and the payment of all fees (including restitution). For any other situation, citizens will have to apply to the court to have their voting rights restored.
- You cannot vote while incarcerated.
- You cannot vote while on parole.
- You cannot vote while on probation.
- You cannot vote upon completion of your sentence.
- Financial obligations:
- parole fees
- probation fees
- court fees
- restitution fees
- Please visit Restore Your Vote for additional information.
Local election office
Contact your local election office if you have questions.
Statewide election office
This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Arizona elections. You can contact them with questions, but your local election office will probably respond faster.
Secretary of State Elections Division 1700 W. Washington, 7th Floor Phoenix, AZ 85007‐2888