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The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers uniformed service voters to vote and requests absentee ballots for all elections held through the next three regularly scheduled general elections.
The Federal Post Card Application registers overseas citizen voters to vote and requests absentee ballots for all elections held through the next two regularly scheduled general elections. For those
temporarily overseas, the FPCA requests a ballot for one
You may be already registered to vote. To check, go to Wisconsin's voter registration verification website. 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. If you
currently reside outside the U.S. and intend to return and
are not currently registered to vote in Wisconsin, you must
enclose proof of Wisconsin residency (such as a copy of a
current Wisconsin Driverís License, Wisconsin I.D. card,
bank statement, or utility bill) with this application.
Documents must contain your full name and complete
Block 3: Name (Last, First, Middle). Make sure the name
you entered in here matches the name that appears on your
identification document for Block 4.
Block 4: Date of Birth
Enter your Wisconsin Driver's License number. If you have
not been issued a Wisconsin Driverís License, enter your
Wisconsin I.D. card number OR the last four digits of your
Social Security number.
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: Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin voting
residence. A post office box is not sufficient. This address
must be within the municipality where you claim legal
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 are already registered to vote, you may fax your request for an absentee ballot. If you choose to fax or email, you MUST also sign and mail your request. It is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official (fax numbers can be found on Wisconsin's State Election website). 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 are already registered to vote, you may email your request for an absentee ballot. If you choose to fax or email, you MUST also sign and mail your request. Email the signed form directly to your local election official (email addresses can be found on Wisconsin's 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 Wisconsin's Absentee Voting Guidelines
Wisconsin 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