The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for all regularly scheduled Federal elections for the calendar year in which it is submitted. Select the category that describes you. To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you want to change your political party affiliation prior to 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. Name (Last, First, Middle) Your sex and race are not required.Your date of birth is required.<br/><br/>Your valid New Hampshire Driver's License number OR the last four digits of your Social Security number is required for voter registration. If you do not possess any of these identification numbers, the State will 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. New Hampshire 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. 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 municipality where you claim legal voting residence. Complete address where you want your ballot sent, usually where you live now. 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 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. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. New Hampshire 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. It is recommended that you also submit the FPCA by mail. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at [www.sos.nh.gov] (http://www.sos.nh.gov) under "Voter Information Lookup." If you choose to fax your FPCA, it is recommended that you also submit the FPCA by mail. Fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at [www.sos.nh.gov] (http://www.sos.nh.gov) under "Voter Information Lookup". 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 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). To find out the status of your registration/absentee ballot request, click on [http://cfs.sos.nh.gov/app/Public/AbsenteeBallot.aspx] (http://cfs.sos.nh.gov/app/Public/AbsenteeBallot.aspx) or contact your local election office. Contact information can be found at [www.sos.nh.gov] (http://www.sos.nh.gov) under "Voter Information Lookup." Your jurisdiction will contact you if your registration is denied. A U.S. citizen who was born abroad and who is eligible to vote and who has never lived in the U.S. may register and vote in the town or city in New Hampshire where a parent or legal guardian would be eligible to register and vote. New Hampshire allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for voting in primary, special, and general elections for Federal office. If you are registered and have requested your absentee ballot, feel free to use the FWAB to vote anytime before an election. New Hampshire does not allow you to use this form for registration. Do not check the registration box. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Your sex and race are not required.Your date of birth is required.<br/><br/>Enter your valid New Hampshire Driver's License 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 primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. 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. 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. Vote for any Federal office in a primary, special or general election. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [www.sos.nh.gov] (http://www.sos.nh.gov) under "Elections." For each office for which you vote, write in either a candidate's name or a political party designation. Once the ballot is complete, you must fold and place it in the security envelope and seal for the ballot to be counted. 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 State 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. If you do not send the signed Voter's Declaration/Affirmation, your ballot will not be counted. > ***Voted ballots must be received by the local election official by 5 pm on Election Day.*** No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. Voted ballots must be returned by mail. 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://cfs.sos.nh.gov/app/Public/AbsenteeBallot.aspx] (http://cfs.sos.nh.gov/app/Public/AbsenteeBallot.aspx).