> Request Registration/Absentee Ballot > North Dakota
North Dakota does not have voter registration. You must
still complete the Federal Post Card Application to request
an absentee ballot. The form requests absentee ballots for
all regularly scheduled elections for the calendar year in
which it is submitted.
Registration is not required, 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 3: Name (Last, First, Middle)
Block 4: Date of Birth
Enter your North Dakota Driver's License OR State issued
identification number. If you do not possess either of these
identification numbers, leave this block blank.
Block 5: Recommended but not required unless you wish
to receive your ballot by fax or electronically. Provide your
contact information to allow your local election official to
follow up if more information is required.
Block 6: North Dakota allows you to receive your 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 but provide an email address, then your
local election official will email your ballot to you.
Block 7: Complete street address of your North Dakota
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 witness or notary 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 North Dakota's State Election website). 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 North Dakota's State Election website. 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 North Dakota's Absentee Voting Guidelines
North Dakota's 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