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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, except that an FPCA received on or after
January of 2011 is valid through the 2012 Presidential
Primary. To vote in other 2012 elections, you must submit
an FPCA on or after January of 2012.
Uniformed Service members, their families and overseas
citizens can register to vote and request their absentee ballot
by completing and returning the FPCA. After you receive
the absentee ballot and affadavit, complete them as
instructed and return them by mail.
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 in anticipation of a State primary
election, you must submit a completed FPCA indicating
your new party preference to the local election official by
the first Tuesday of June in that year. Political party
affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots
for general elections.
Block 3: Name (Last, First, Middle)
Block 4: Date of Birth
Your valid New Hampshire Driver's License number OR the last four digits of your Social Security number is
required for voter registration.
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: New Hampshire allows you to receive the blank
ballot by mail or email. Please rank your preference of how
you would like to receive your absentee ballot. Provide
your email address in Block 5. If you do not make a
selection, then your local election official will mail your
ballot to you.
Block 7: Complete street address of your New Hampshire
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 town or city where you
claim legal voting residence.
Block 8: Complete address where you want your ballot
sent, usually where you live now.
Block 9: In addition to mailing a regular ballot, New
Hampshire provides a Special Write-In Absentee Ballot to
any voter unable to vote in the regular absentee voting
process due to the requirements of military service or due to
living in remote areas outside the U.S. and Canada. This
ballot is available for the State primary no later than July 15
and for the general election no later than the date of the
State primary. This ballot allows you to vote for Federal
offices. To request it, write in Block 9: “I am unable to vote
by regular absentee ballot or in person due to requirements
of military service or due to living in isolated areas outside
the United States and Canada. I request a special write-in
absentee ballot.” 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 town or city in the list below to locate your election official.
Open Election Official Address List
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 or email, you should also sign and mail your original request, however, it is not required for processing the form.
If you choose to fax, it is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official. It is also recommended
that you submit the FPCA by mail. Fax numbers can be found on New Hampshire 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, scanned form directly to your local election official. It is also recommended that
you submit the FPCA by mail. Email addresses can be found on New Hampshire State Election website. You may also use our Electronic Transmission Service by sending the form as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Fax/Email Coversheet
More Information on New Hampshire's Absentee Voting Guidelines
New Hampshire 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: 09.19.2013