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The Federal Post Card Application registers you to vote and
requests absentee ballots for all regularly scheduled Federal
elections for the calendar year in which it is submitted.
Voters should submit a new application after January 1 of
Registration is not required for Uniformed Service
members, family members, and overseas citizens. You must
still complete the FPCA to request an absentee ballot.
Registration is required only for overseas citizens who
would like to receive absentee ballots for State and local
If you are a U.S. citizen residing temporarily overseas and
would like to register, you must submit your FPCA so that
it is received by the local election office no later than 30
days before the election.
You may be already registered to vote. To check, go to Indiana's voter registration verification website. Even if you are registered to vote, you still need to complete the form to receive an absentee ballot. 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. Political party affiliation is not
required if only requesting absentee ballots for general
Block 3: Name (Last, First, Middle)
Block 4: Date of Birth
Your valid Indiana Driver's License number OR the last four
digits of your Social Security number is required for voter
registration. If you do not possess either 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: Indiana allows you to receive the absentee ballot by
mail, email or fax.
Please rank your preference of how you would like to
receive your absentee ballot. Provide your email address or
fax number in Block 5. If you do not make a selection, your
local election official will mail your ballot to you.
Block 7: Complete street address of your Indiana voting
residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your
address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block
9. This address must be within the county where you claim
legal voting residence.
Block 8: Complete address where you want your ballot
sent, usually where you live now.
Block 9: Provide any information that may assist the local
election official in accepting this application.
Affirmation: Sign and date. No notary or witness required.
You must mail your Voter Registration/Absentee Ballot Request to your local election official. Find your county or city in the list below to locate your election official.
Open Election Official Address List
Don't know your county? Go to the county finder.
Don't know your zip code? Go to the United States Postal Service website.
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, it is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official (fax numbers can be found on Indiana State Election website). You must also submit the
FPCA by mail. You may also use our toll-free fax service:
Inside the U.S.? Fax to:1-800-368-8683(703) 588-2148 DSN 425-2148
Outside the U.S.? Show me a list of toll-free fax numbers.
If you choose to email, email the signed form directly to your local election official. Email addresses can be found on the Indiana State Election website. You must also submit the
FPCA by mail. 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 Indiana's Absentee Voting Guidelines
Indiana 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?
Q: What is a postmark and how do I make sure I get one?
Q: When is the best time to apply for an absentee ballot?
Q: Must I submit a separate application for each election?
Last updated: 09.18.2013