How to Register
Once you know you are eligible to vote, the next step is to register. In Pennsylvania, you can register online, in person, by mail and at various government agencies. Below you will find information about how to register, as well as links to voting registration forms and applications.
Register to Vote Online
Follow the link above to register online through PA Voter Services.
Your registration is not complete until processed and accepted by your county voter registration office.
If you have one, please have your PA driver’s license or PennDOT ID available to reference as you complete the application.
Register to Vote in Person
You can register to vote at a County Voter Registration Office or other designated sites.
Register to Vote by Mail
You can register to vote by mail in two ways:
- Get a Voter Registration Mail Application form from the state or federal government. The Secretary of the Commonwealth and all county registration commissions supply Voter Registration Mail Applications to all persons and organizations who request them, including candidates, political parties and political bodies and other federal, state and municipal offices.
- Download the Voter Registration Application. Print, complete, sign and deliver to your County Voter Registration Office by mail or in person.
Register to Vote at PennDOT
You can register to vote at a PA Department of Transportation photo license center when you obtain or update your driver’s license.
Register to Vote at Government Agencies
In addition to PennDOT, you can register to vote at many other state government offices, including:
- State offices that provide public assistance and services to persons with disabilities
- Armed Forces Recruitment Centers
- County Clerk of Orphans’ Court offices, including each Marriage License Bureau
- Area Agencies on Aging
- Centers for Independent Living
- County Mental Health and Mental Retardation offices
- Student disability services offices of the State System of Higher Education
- Offices of Special Education
- DA Complementary Para-transit offices
- Disabled or Bedridden Veterans
If you are on active duty in the military, or you are a hospitalized or bedridden veteran, you can register at any time. See www.fvap.gov for more information.