Registration is not required to apply for absentee ballots. If you are not registered to vote, you will become registered upon submission of a valid Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). You must still complete the FPCA to request an absentee ballot. The form requests absentee ballots for all Federal elections held through the next two regularly scheduled general elections. Select the category that describes you. To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you are registered as non-partisan or undeclared, you cannot vote in party primaries. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official not less than 24 days before an election. Oklahoma does not allow political party changes from April 1-August 31 in even-numbered years. If you submit a political party change during that period, it will be held and processed on September 1. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Name (Last, First, Middle). Date of birth.<br/><br/>Enter either your current valid Oklahoma Driver's License number OR the last four digits of your Social Security number. One of these numbers is required for voter registration. If you do not possess any of these identification numbers, please indicate this in Block 9. 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. Oklahoma allows you to receive the blank ballot by mail, email/online or fax. Please rank your preference of how you would like to receive your absentee ballot. Provide your fax number or email address in Block 5. Please ensure that this email address does not block or filter emails forwarded from your county election official. If you do not make a selection, then your local election official will mail your ballot to you. Please note, if you want to receive your blank ballots by email/online, the last four digits of your Social Security number are required for access to the Oklahoma Military and Overseas Ballots Online System. If you do not provide the last four digits of your Social Security number, you will receive your ballots by regular mail or by fax. Complete street address of your Oklahoma 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 currently live. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this application. If you do not have a valid Oklahoma Driver's License and/or if you have never been issued a Social Security number please indicate that information in this block. Sign and date. No witness is required. Oklahoma 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 or at [www.elections.ok.gov] (http://www.elections.ok.gov). If you choose to email your FPCA, you should send the form directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section or at [www.elections.ok.gov](http://www.elections.ok.gov). 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 or at [www.elections.ok.gov] (http://www.elections.ok.gov). 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, contact your local election office. Your jurisdiction will contact you if your application is denied. If you are honorably discharged or on leave from the U.S. Uniformed Services or terminated in your service or employment overseas, and you are returning home to Oklahoma within 90 days preceding an election, you may vote in the upcoming election only (in the precinct where you are a qualified voter) without being registered. If a U.S. citizen outside the U.S. has never lived in the U.S. and either parent is a qualified Oklahoma voter, he or she is eligible to register and vote where his or her parent is a qualified voter. Oklahoma allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for voting in general, special and primary elections for Federal and State offices even if you have not requested an absentee ballot be sent to you. Feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. Oklahoma does not require voter registration to apply for absentee ballots. However, if you are not registered to vote, you will become registered upon submission of a valid Voter Declaration/ Affirmation. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any name under which you were previously registered to vote in Oklahoma. Date of birth is required.<br/><br/>Enter either the last four digits of your Social Security number OR your valid Oklahoma Driver's License number. If you do not possess any of these identification numbers, please indicate this in Block 9. The State will assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration and absentee voting purposes. Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. Enter your political party affiliation if you want to vote in primary elections. Complete street address of your Oklahoma 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. If you do not have a valid Oklahoma Driver's License and/or you have never been issued a Social Security number, please indicate that information in this block. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Vote for any Federal or statewide office in any election. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [www.elections.ok.gov] (http://www.elections.ok.gov). 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. Oklahoma allows you to submit the FWAB by mail or fax. Voters who do not have fax capabilities or are concerned their ballot will not be returned by mail in time to be counted may email their ballot to the DoD Electronic Transmission Service at ets@fvap.gov with instructions to forward it by fax to your local election office. If you choose to email your ballot, you must email it as a signed, scanned attachment, and include the ballot, Voter Declration/Affirmation and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. Use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.FVAP.gov). 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. If you choose to fax your FWAB, it is recommended that you fax the ballot directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at [www.elections.ok.us] (http://www.elections.ok.us). Include ballot, Voter 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). >***Voted ballots must be received by the local election office no later than 7 pm CT on Election Day.*** No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. You may return the voted ballot by mail or fax. Use FPCA fax instructions under "How and Where to Submit Your FPCA." You may also choose to email your ballot directly to ets@fvap.gov for it to be forwarded to your local election office by fax. If you choose to email your ballot, you must email it as a signed, scanned attachment, and include the ballot, voter affirmation, and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. Use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.FVAP.gov). 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.ok.gov/elections/Absentee_Voting/Military_Overseas_Voters/] (http://www.ok.gov/elections/Absentee_Voting/Military_Overseas_Voters/).