North Dakota does not have voter registration. You must still complete the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to request an absentee ballot. The form requests absentee ballots 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). Date of birth.<br/><br/>Enter your North Dakota Driver's License OR State-issued identification number. This is a required field. If you do not possess either of these identification numbers, you must use the online absentee application at [https://vip.sos.nd.gov/absentee/] (https://vip.sos.nd.gov/absentee/). Recommended but not required unless you wish to receive your ballot by fax or electronically. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. North Dakota 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 but provide an email address, then your local election official will email your ballot to you. Complete street address of your North Dakota 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 local election official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. North Dakota 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, canned attachment. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section. If you choose to fax your FPCA, fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found below. 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 absentee ballot request, you may track in online at [https://vip.sos.nd.gov/AbsenteeTracker.aspx] (https://vip.sos.nd.gov/AbsenteeTracker.aspx). Your jurisdiction will contact you if your application is denied. A U.S. citizen, who was born abroad, has never lived in the U.S. and who is eligible to vote, may vote in the county where a parent is eligible to vote. North Dakota allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) as a simultaneous absentee ballot request and for voting in primary, special, and general elections for Federal, State, and local offices and ballot questions. Feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. North Dakota does not have voter registration. Do not check the registration block. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Date of Birth.<br/><br/>Enter your valid North Dakota Driver's License number OR State issued identification number. This is a required field. If you do not possess either of these identification numbers, you must use the online absentee application at [https://vip.sos.nd.gov/absentee/] (https://vip.sos.nd.gov/absentee/). 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 North Dakota 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, State or local office or ballot question in a general, special, or primary election. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [https://vip.sos.nd.gov/wheretovote.aspx] (https://vip.sos.nd.gov/wheretovote.aspx). 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. If using the FWAB simultaneously as a ballot request form and voted ballot, it must be submitted to the local election office before 11:59 pm on the day before the election. If using the FWAB as a voted ballot only, it must be received by the local election office 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. North Dakota allows you to submit the FWAB by mail, email or fax. If you choose to mail your FWAB, insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail the ballot directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section. If you choose to fax your FWAB, fax it directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found below. Include ballot, Voter's Declaration/Affirmation and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. 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). If you choose to email your FWAB, you should send it as a signed, scanned attachment. Include ballot, Voter Declaration/Affirmation, and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found below. It is recommended that you also submit the FWAB by mail. >***Voted ballots must be date-stamped before Election Day and received by the local election office before the county canvassing board meets, six days after the election.*** You may vote your ballot using North Dakota's electronic system at [https://vip.sos.nd.gov/absentee/] (https://vip.sos.nd.gov/absentee/). No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. You may return the voted ballot by mail, email or fax. Use FPCA email or 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://vip.sos.nd.gov/AbsenteeTracker.aspx] (https://vip.sos.nd.gov/AbsenteeTracker.aspx).