The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for the next scheduled election unless it is requested for all regularly scheduled elections for the calendar year in which it is submitted. Select the category that describes you. Not required. Name (Last, First, Middle). Your sex and race are not required. Your date of birth is required.<br/><br/>Your valid New Jersey Driver's License or New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Non-Driver Identification Card 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 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 county elections official to follow up if more information is required. New Jersey 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. If you wish to receive your blank ballot by mail you must submit your application no later than 30 days prior to the election. Complete street address of your New Jersey 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. Provide any information that may assist the county elections official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. New Jersey 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. You must also submit the FPCA by mail. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at [http://www.njelections.org/voting-information-localofficials.html] (http://www.njelections.org/voting-information-localofficials.html.). If you choose to fax your FPCA, you must also submit the FPCA by mail. It is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at [http://www.njelections.org/voting-information-localofficials.html] (http://www.njelections.org/voting-information-localofficials.html.) You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) 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, contact your local election office or refer to New Jersey's voter registration verification website at [www.njelections.org] (http://www.njelections.org), by clicking on the Voter Information link. New Jersey allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for voting in all elections or Federal office. If you are registered and have requested your absentee ballot, feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. New Jersey 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 Jersey 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 Jersey 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. Vote for any Federal office in a general, primary or special election. Vote for any Federal office in a primary and/or general election. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/] (http://www.state.nj.us/state/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, 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 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. You must submit the FWAB by mail. If you email or fax your FWAB, you must also mail it to your local election official. If you choose to mail your FWAB, insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found below. If you choose to email your FWAB, you should send the ballot as a signed, scanned attachment. Include ballot, Voter Declaration/ Affirmation, and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. You must also submit the FWAB by mail. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at [http://www.njelections.org/voting-information-local-officials.html] (http://www.njelections.org/voting-information-local-officials.htm). If you choose to fax your FWAB, fax the form directly to your county elections official. Fax numbers can be found at [http://www.njelections.org/voting-information-local-officials.html] (http://www.njelections.org/voting-information-local-officials.htm). You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service to fax your FWAB 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). The FWAB must be received by the county elections department by the ballot return deadline. 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 county elections official. >***Voted ballots must be received by the local election official by 8 PM on Election Day.*** No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. You must return the voted ballot by mail no later than later than 8 pm ET on Election Day. If you email or fax your ballot, you must also submit the original ballot by mail. Use FPCA email and fax instructions under "How and Where to Submit Your FPCA." 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 [https://voter.njsvrs.com/PublicAccess/servlet/com.saber.publicaccess.control.PublicAccessNavigationServlet?USERPROCESS=PublicSearch] (https://voter.njsvrs.com/PublicAccess/servlet/com.saber.publicaccess.control.PublicAccessNavigationServlet?USERPROCESS=PublicSearch).