> Request Registration/Absentee Ballot > Alaska
Submission of this form registers you to vote and
requests absentee ballots for all Federal elections held
through the next two regularly scheduled general elections
after the date the application is submitted.
You may not need to fill out this entire form. Check out the instructions below to see what information your State requires.
Open Voter Registration/Absentee Ballot Request
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Only the following blocks are required:
Block 1: Select the category that describes you.
Block 2: To vote in primary elections, you must enter your
political party affiliation. If you want to change your
political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA
indicating your new party preference to the local election
official. Political party affiliation is not required if only
requesting absentee ballots for general elections.
Block 3: Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former
name under which you were registered in Alaska.
Block 4: Date of Birth
Your valid Alaska Driver's License number, the last four
digits of your Social Security number OR your Alaska State
Identification Card number is required for voter
registration. If you do not possess any of these
identification numbers, the State shall assign a number that
will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes.
Block 5: Recommended but not required. Provide your
contact information to allow your local election official to
follow up if more information is required.
Block 6: Alaska allows you to receive your ballot by mail
or fax. Please rank your preference of how you would like
to receive your absentee ballot. Provide your fax number in
Block 9. If you do not make a selection, Alaska will mail
your ballot to you.
Block 7: Complete street address of your Alaska voting
residence. You may provide your street name and house
number, highway name and milepost number, building
number and street name on a military base, subdivision with
lot and block number. Do not use a post office box number,
highway contact number and box, rural route number,
commercial address or mail stop address. If in a rural
village you may provide community name as your
residence address or describe its location in Block 9.
Block 8: Complete address where you want your ballot
sent, usually where you live now.
Block 9: When initially registering to vote by mail from
outside Alaska, you must enclose proof of Alaska residency
(such as a copy of a current Alaska Driverís License or a
leave and earning statement reflecting Alaska as place of
residency) with this application.
Enter your passport or identity card number if you are an
overseas citizen. This is not required for Uniformed Service
members and their families.
Alternatively, if you are an overseas citizen, were last
domiciled in Alaska prior to leaving the U.S. and do not
intend to return to Alaska as a resident you may register as a
"Federal Voter" and participate in only elections for Federal
office. To request this option, write: "I wish to register as a
Federal voter and was last domiciled in Alaska prior to
leaving the U.S." You must provide a copy of your valid
passport, card of identity and registration, or other
identification issued under the authority of the U.S.
Secretary of State with this application.
Provide any information that may assist the local election
official in accepting this application.
Affirmation: Sign and date. No witness or notary required.
If you choose to mail your FPCA, mail the form directly to:
Absentee Voting Office 619 E. Ship Creek Ave, Ste 329 Ste 329 Anchorage, AK 99501-1677
Optional: You may be able to use the Postage-Paid Envelope Template.
Open Postage-Paid Envelope Template
The postage-paid envelope may be used if mailed in the U.S. Postal System which includes all U.S. military post offices (APO/FPO) overseas or through the diplomatic pouch available at U.S. embassies/consulates. Affix appropriate postage if using international mail. Template must be printed on a number 10 or larger envelope.
If you choose to fax, fax the form directly to the Absentee Voting Office at 907-677-9943. You may also use our toll-free fax service:
Inside the U.S.? Fax to: 1-800-368-8683 (703)696-2148 DSN 426-2148
Outside the U.S.? Show me a list of toll-free fax numbers
If you choose to email, email the signed, scanned form directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also use our Electronic Transmission Service by sending the form as an attachment to email@example.com.
Open Fax/Email Coversheet
More Information on Alaska's Absentee Voting Guidelines
Alaska State Election website
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Q: When mailing a Voter Registration/Absentee Ballot Request form to my State, do I have to pay postage?
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Q: Must I submit a separate application for each election?
Last updated: 09.17.2013