Oklahoma voter registration guide
Oklahoma voter registration deadlines
- Register to vote (online): 25 days before Election Day
- Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked by 25 days before Election Day
- Register to vote (in person): 25 days before Election Day
Check your Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma registration using the Oklahoma voter registration lookup site.
- If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.
Oklahoma voter registration rules
To register in Oklahoma you must:
- be a citizen of the United States
- be a resident of the State of Oklahoma
- be 18 years old by Election Day
- have not been convicted of a felony, for which a period of time equal to the original sentence has not expired, or for which you have not been pardoned
- not currently be under judgment as an incapacitated person, or a partially incapacitated person prohibited from registering to vote.
How to register to vote online in Oklahoma
You can register to vote online if you are already registered to vote and have an Oklahoma driver license, driver permit, or nondriver photo ID card.
- If you are are registered to vote in Oklahoma, you can update your residence address (if it is in the same county as your previous address), mailing address or party affiliation online.
- If you are not already registered to vote in Oklahoma or have moved to a different county, you must complete and submit a paper registration form.
- Visit the Oklahoma 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 25 days before Election Day.
How to register to vote by-mail in Oklahoma
- Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
- Box 6 - ID Number: Enter the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number. If you don't have one, enter your OK driver's license number instead.
- Box 7 - Choice of Party: Oklahoma has closed primaries. 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: 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 25 days before Election Day.
How to register to vote in-person in Oklahoma
- Contact your local election office to find where to register to vote in person.
- Bring your Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma
Registering to vote in Oklahoma with a felony conviction
There is a waiting period in Oklahoma before your voting rights are restored. Your rights are restored after you have completed prison, parole, or probation, however there is no time off for good behavior when it comes to rights restoration. If you were originally sentenced to a 10 year prison sentence, your rights will not be restored for a full 10 years, even if you are released early from prison.
- You cannot vote while incarcerated.
- You cannot vote while on parole.
- You cannot vote while on probation.
- You can vote upon completion of your sentence.
- Financial obligations:
- parole fees
- probation 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 Oklahoma elections. You can contact them with questions, but your local election office will probably respond faster.
Oklahoma State Election Board Box 528800 Oklahoma City, OK 73152‐8800