Nevada voter registration guide
Nevada voter registration deadlines
- Register to vote (online): 5 days before Election Day
- Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked 28 days before Election Day
- Register to vote (in person): Election Day
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.
- If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.
Nevada voter registration rules
To register in Nevada you must:
- be a citizen of the United States
- be 18 years old by election day (you may pre-register if you are 17)
- have continuously resided in the State of Nevada and in your county for at least 30 days and resided in your precinct for at least 10 days before the next election
- not be incarcerated for a felony
- not be determined by a court of law to be mentally incompetent
- claim no other place as your legal residence.
Nevada online voter registration
- You can register to vote online if you have a Nevada driver's license, driver's permit, or state-issued photo ID card.
- Visit the Nevada online voter registration tool.
- 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 5 days before Election Day.
Nevada by-mail voter registration
- Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
- Box 6 - ID Number: Enter your Nevada driver’s license number or Nevada ID card number. If you do not have either of these numbers, enter the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number. If you don't have any of these numbers, write NONE in this space.
- 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 as a nonpartisan, you will receive a nonpartisan ballot for the primary 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 postmarked 28 days before Election Day
Nevada in-person voter registration
- Contact your local election office to find where to register to vote in person.
- Bring your Nevada driver's license or state ID with you. If you do not have either of these, you will not be able to register and vote on the same day. If your ID does not show your current address you will also need to show a valid proof of residence. Acceptable documents include a recent utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, residential lease, income tax return, motor vehicle registration, property tax statement, or any government document that shows your name and address.
Nevada same day registration
- Summary: Nevada has same day registration. You can register and vote during the early voting period and on Election Day.
- Where to go:
Go to your designated voting location. Click here to find out where to vote.
- What to bring:
Bring your Nevada driver's license or state ID with you. If you do not have either of these, you will not be able to register and vote on the same day. If your ID does not show your current address you will also need to show a valid proof of residence. Acceptable documents include a recent utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, residential lease, income tax return, motor vehicle registration, property tax statement, or any government document that shows your name and address.
- Need help? Contact your local election office if you have questions.
Registering to vote in Nevada with a felony conviction
If you have been convicted of a felony and would like to register to vote, please visit Restore Your Vote. They will help you determine your eligibility and guide you through the process.
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 Nevada elections. You can contact them with questions, but your local election office will probably respond faster.
Secretary of State Elections Division 101 North Carson Street, Suite 3 Carson City, NV 89701‐4786
- Nevada online voter registration
- Nevada voter status lookup
- Nevada absentee ballot tracker
- Nevada provisional ballot tracker
- Nevada polling place locator