Registering to Vote in Florida

Who Can Register to Vote?

You must be:

  • At least 18 years of age (you can pre- register on or after your 16th birthday).
  • A citizen of the United States.
  • Reside in Florida. There is no length of time that a voter must live here before registering to vote.

Who Cannot Register to Vote?

  • Anyone who does not meet the above requirements.
  • Anyone who has been adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to voting and has not had his/her right to vote restored.
  • Anyone convicted of a felony and has not had his/her voting rights restored.

Registration Deadline

Eligible citizens can register vote to anytime but should know that the registration deadline for every election is 29 days prior to Election Day

Register to Vote

Register to vote online or update your registration. You should always make sure to update your registration when you move or if your name changes. You can also update if you would like to change your party affiliation.

Register or update

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on registering to vote.

Check Your Registration

Check to see if you are already registered and to see the address and party you registered with.

First Time Registering to Vote?

If it is your first time registering to vote, you will need to provide the Elections Department a copy of a current and valid photo identification that includes your name and current residential address prior. Do not submit original documents, only copies.

If you live in Miami-Dade County, fill out a copy of the Miami-Dade application and mail the original signed form to:

Supervisor of Elections
P.O. Box 521550
Miami, Florida 33152.

Download Application