Vermont voter registration guide
Vermont voter registration deadlines
- Register to vote (online): 4 days before Election Day
- Register to vote (by mail): Received 4 days before Election Day
- Register to vote (in person): Election Day
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 site.
- 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]
How to register to vote online in Vermont
You can register to vote online if you have a Vermont driver license, US passport, a recent utility bill or bank statement or other government document. If you are registering to vote for the first time, you will need to upload a photo of your ID document.
- Visit the Vermont 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 4 days before Election Day .
How to register to vote by-mail in Vermont
- Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
- 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 4 days before Election Day .
How to register to vote in-person in Vermont
- Contact your local election office to find where to register to vote in person.
- Bring your Vermont 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 Vermont 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 Vermont
- Summary: Vermont 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 Vermont 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 current address. Acceptable documents include a recent utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, residential lease, 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 Vermont with a felony conviction
Voting rights are retained while in prison. You do not lose the right to vote.
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 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 online voter registration
- Vermont online absentee ballot request
- Vermont voter status lookup
- Vermont absentee ballot tracker
- Vermont polling place locator