Register to vote (online): Received by November 3, 2020
Register to vote (by mail): Received by November 3, 2020
Register to vote (in person): Received by November 3, 2020
Check your Vermont 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 Vermont registration using the Vermont voter registration lookup tool.
If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.
Vermont voter registration rules
To register in Vermont you must:
be a citizen of the United States
be a resident of Vermont
be 18 years old by Election Day
have taken the following Oath: You solemnly swear (or affirm) that whenever you give your vote or suffrage, touching any matter that concerns the state of Vermont, you will do it so as in your conscience you shall judge will most conduce to the best good of the same, as established by the Constitution, without fear or favor of any person [Voters Oath, Vermont Constitution, Chapter II, Section 42]
Register to vote online in Vermont
You must include your Vermont driver's license number, vermont state ID number, or the last 4 digits of your social security number with your online voter registration application.
Box 6 - ID Number: Enter your Vermont Driver’s license number or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number. If you don't have either number, please write “NONE” in this space.
Box 7 - Choice of Party: Vermont does not require party registration to participate in any election.
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 received by November 3, 2020
This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Vermont elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.
Office of the Secretary of State
Director of Elections
26 Terrace Street
Montpelier, VT 05609‐1101
Vermont vote by mail guide
Vermont vote by mail guide
Your Local Election Office will compare your signature on your voted ballot to the state records. If the signatures don't match, your ballot might be rejected. Please sign carefully.
Vermont will send a mail-in ballot to every registered voter ahead of the November 3, 2020 election.
Vermont vote by mail deadlines
Earliest day to apply: January 1, 2020
Request your mail-in ballot (online): Received by November 2, 2020
Request your mail-in ballot (by mail): Received by November 2, 2020
Request your mail-in ballot (in person): Received by November 2, 2020
Return your mail-in ballot (by mail): Received by November 2, 2020
Return your mail-in ballot (in person): Received by November 3, 2020
Vermont vote by mail overview
Voting by mail is not as complicated as you might think. There are only a handful of steps:
Request your mail-in ballot by the deadline.
Receive your mail-in ballot via USPS.
Return your mail-in ballot by the deadline.
Vermont vote by mail rules
Vermont will send every registered voter a mail-in ballot for all 2020 elections.
You can still a request a one-time ballot if you will be away from home during a specific election.
For the November 3, 2020 election, all postage for vote by mail ballots will be paid for by the Office of the Secretary.
Vermont vote by mail ID requirements (request)
To request a ballot ONLINE, you will need your Vermont driver's license number, state ID number, or the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you request a ballot by MAIL or IN PERSON you do NOT need ID.
Vermont vote by mail ID requirements (return)
You do NOT need ID when returning a voted ballot.
Vermont vote by mail directions
Vermont will automatically send a mail-in ballot to every registered voter for the November 3, 2020 election.
If you need to update your mailing address permanently, register to vote again using your new mailing address.