Registration is required. UOCAVA voters have the option of registering by submitting a regular voter registration form or a Federal Post Card Application. The registration deadline is 30 days prior to an election. An absentee ballot may be requested up to 7 days prior to an election if prior registration has been completed. Select the category that describes you. Political party affiliation is not required in Arkansas. However, to vote in primary elections, you must indicate which party ballot you want to receive even if you are registered as non-partisan or undeclared. Write which political party ballot you wish to receive each time you request an absentee ballot for a primary election. 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. Name (Last, First, Middle). Date of birth.<br/><br/>Social Security Number not required. Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. Arkansas allows you to receive your blank ballot by mail or by email. Check the Arkansas Secretary of State website [http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/elections/Pages/militaryOverseas.aspx] (http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/elections/Pages/militaryOverseas.aspx) for details. Complete street address of your Arkansas 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. Complete address where you want your ballot sent, usually where you receive your mail now. If you do not wish to receive ballots for all Federal elections through the next two regularly scheduled general elections, you may request a ballot for each election for Federal office held in the next election year OR a ballot for only the next scheduled election for Federal office by noting your choice here. Sign. No witness or notary required. Arkansas allows you to submit the FPCA by mail, email or fax. If registering to vote with your FPCA, it must be mailed. You may also contact your county clerk about hand-delivery options. If you choose to mail your FPCA, mail the form directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section. If you choose to email your FPCA, send the form as a signed, scanned attachment. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section and at [https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org/] (https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org). If you choose to fax your FPCA, it is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at the end of this section and at [www.sos.arkansas.gov] (http://www.sos.arkansas.gov). You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.FVAP.gov), and fax to: (703) 693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll-free numbers can be found on the inside back cover or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.FVAP.gov). Regardless of the method used to submit your FPCA, confirm with your local election official the receipt of your application. To find out the status of your absentee ballot request, contact your local election office or refer to Arkansas' voter registration verification website at [https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org/] (https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org). Your jurisdiction will contact you if your registration is denied. Arkansas allows you to use the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB) to vote in primary, special, run-off and general elections for Federal, State and local offices and non-candidate issues. If you are registered and have requested your absentee ballot, feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. Arkansas does not allow you to use this form for registration. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Date of birth.Social Security number not required.<br/><br/>Race is requested but not required. Enter the choice that best describes you. Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. Not required. Complete street address of your Arkansas 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. Enter your current mailing address. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this ballot or application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/elections/Pages/default.aspx](http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/elections/Pages/default.aspx). Once the ballot is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope. Insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail your FWAB directly to your local election official. The deadlines for submitting the FWAB are the same as for State absentee ballots. If you receive the regular ballot after submitting the voted FWAB, you may also vote and return the State ballot. If both ballots are received by the deadline, only the State ballot will be counted. >***Voted ballots must be postmarked no later than Election Day (voters in the Uniformed Services do not have to postmark their ballots) and received by the local election official by 5 pm ten days after the election for primary, runoff and general elections.*** No witness or notary is required. Overseas Uniformed Service members should request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DOD applied to their ballot materials at Military Postal Office locations (APO/FPO). This label provides free express mail service to your local election official for voted ballots mailed on or before the general election date. You retain a portion of the label for tracking your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service. You may track the status of your ballot by contacting your county clerk. Contact information is available at [https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org/] (https://www.voterview.ar-nova.org/).