> Request Registration/Absentee Ballot > Vermont
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.
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, 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)
Block 4: Date of Birth
Your valid Vermont 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: Vermont 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, then your local election official will mail
your ballot to you.
Block 7: Complete street address of your Vermont 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: If you have never registered before in Vermont,
you must take a self-administered oath or it may be
administered by anyone over the age of 18. The Vermont
voter's oath is: “I solemnly swear (or affirm) that whenever
I give my vote or suffrage, touching any matter that
concerns the State of Vermont, I will do it so as in my
conscience I shall judge will most conduce to the best good
of the same, as established by the Constitution, without fear
or favor of any person.” You, or the person who
administered the oath to you, must write ONE of the
following and sign (as applicable):
— “On the __ day of __, 20__, I swore or affirmed
the Vermont voter's oath”
— “I administered the oath to the voter”
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, you MUST also sign and mail your request.
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 Vermont 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 Vermont 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
You may request a ballot by calling your Town Clerk (phone numbers can be found on Vermont State Election website).
More Information on Vermont's Absentee Voting Guidelines
Vermont 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