The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for all primaries, runoffs and general elections for which you are eligible, for a period extending through the next regularly scheduled general election. Select the category that describes you. To vote in party primaries, you must indicate which party ballot you want to receive. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Name (Last, First, Middle). Date of birth.<br/><br/>Requested but not required. Enter the choice that best describes you from the following list: American Indian or Alaskan Native; Asian or Pacific Islander not Native Hawaiian; Black, not of Hispanic Origin; Hispanic; Multi-racial; Native Hawaiian; White, not of Hispanic Origin; Other.<br/><br/>Your Georgia Driver's License number, Georgia State issued ID number, OR the last four digits of your Social Security number are required for voter registration. If you do not possess any of these identification numbers, the State shall assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes. Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. Georgia 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. Complete street address of your Georgia 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 live now. A completed FPCA indicates that you want to receive ballots for all primaries, runoffs and general elections involving Federal candidates and any other elections for which you are eligible, for a period extending through the next regularly scheduled general election. If only a single election is being requested, you must specify that election here. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Georgia allows you to submit the FPCA by mail, email or fax. 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, you should send the form as a signed, scanned attachment, by email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section and at [http://www.sos.ga.gov/UOCAVA] (http://www.sos.ga.gov/UOCAVA). If you choose to fax your FPCA, fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at the end of this section and at [www.sos.ga.gov/UOCAVA] (http://www.sos.ga.gov/UOCAVA). You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service to fax your FPCA toll-free. To use the Electronic Transmission Service, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.FVAP.gov), and fax to: (703) 693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or tollfree 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). To find out the status of your registration/absentee ballot request, contact your local election office or refer to Georgia's voter registration verification website at [www.sos.ga.gov/MVP] (http://www.sos.ga.gov/MVP). **Ballot by proxy** Your mother, father, grandparent, aunt, uncle, sister, brother, spouse, son, daughter, niece, nephew, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law or grandchild (18 years of age or older) may request in writing to the local registrar that an absentee ballot be mailed to you if you are temporarily residing outside the county. If you are a U.S. citizen outside the U.S. that has never lived in the U.S. and either parent is a qualified Georgia voter, then you are eligible to register and vote where your parent is a qualified voter. Georgia allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for registration and voting in general, special, runoff and primary elections for Federal offices. If using a FWAB for voter registration, the FWAB must submitted by the voter registration deadline. Feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. Georgia allows you to use this form for registration. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Date of birth.<br/><br/>Enter your Georgia Driver's License number, Georgia State issued ID number, the last four digits of your Social Security number, OR your State voter registration number. Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. To vote in party primaries, you must indicate which party ballot you want to receive. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Complete street address of your Georgia 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. 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 [www.sos.ga.gov/elections/UOCAVA](http://www.sos.ga.gov/elections/UOCAVA). For each office for which you vote, write in either a candidate's name or a political party designation. 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. 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. 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 using the addresses at the end of this section. > ***Voted ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and received by the local election official no later than three days after election.*** Voted ballots must be returned by mail. You must sign the self-administered Oath of Elector. If you receive assistance due to physical disability or illiteracy, the person providing assistance must complete and sign the necessary oath of assistance. In addition to mailing a regular ballot, Georgia provides a State Special Write-In Absentee Ballot (SWAB) with the regular ballot for use in potential runoff primaries and runoff elections. The SWAB will automatically be included with any absentee ballot sent to military and overseas citizens for any general primary or general election. The SWAB can also be downloaded at: [www.sos.ga.gov/elections/UOCAVA] (http://www.sos.ga.gov/elections/UOCAVA). 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 at [http://www.sos.georgia.gov/MVP] (http://www.sos.georgia.gov/MVP).