To register to vote in the state of Georgia, you must be:
- A citizen of the United States
- A legal resident of Georgia and of the county in which you wish to vote
- At least 18 years of age by Election Day
Also, you may not register to vote if you are currently:
- Serving any sentence imposed by the conviction of a felony
- Judicially determined to be mentally incompetent
- In the state of Georgia, you do not have to register by political party to vote in the state's regular primaries or general elections.
- You may register to vote at any time, but you must be registered by the close of registration prior to an election if you wish to vote on Election Day, i.e., the application must be postmarked by the voter registration deadline. If you are not registered to vote, register today.
- If you are registering for the first time in Georgia, and you register by mail, you are required to provide one of the following acceptable forms of identification by mailing a copy or providing a copy during the absentee voting period.
Precinct cards are mailed within two to three weeks of submitting your voter registration application. If you do not receive your precinct card, please contact your local county registration office to check the status.
To check voter registration status, visit:
Georgia My Voter Page (MVP)
Valid forms of identification are:
- A Georgia driver's license (even if expired);
- A valid State or federal government photo ID;
- A valid U.S. passport;
- A valid government employee photo ID (city, county, state, or U.S. government);
- A valid U.S. military photo ID;
- A valid Tribal photo ID