The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for all Federal elections. 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, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Name (Last, First, Middle). Your date of birth is required. <br/><br/>Enter your valid Pennsylvania Driver's License number. If you do not have a Pennsylvania Driver's License, enter the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not possess either 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. Pennsylvania allows you to receive your absentee ballot by mail, email, fax or internet delivery. 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 county elections official will mail your ballot to you. Complete street address of your Pennsylvania 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. If you are in a remote area, you may receive a ballot 50 days before the primary election and 70 days before the general election. To request a ballot within these time frames, write in Block 9: *"I am unable to vote during the regular absentee balloting period by reason of performing military service in an extremely remote or isolated area of the world. I request a special write-in absentee ballot."* OR *"I am unable to vote during the regular absentee ballot period by reason of living in an extremely remote or isolated area of the world. I request a special write-in absentee ballot."* Provide any information that may assist the county elections official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Pennsylvania allows you to submit the FPCA by mail, email, fax or internet delivery. After faxing or emailing the FPCA, submit the FPCA by mail. 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. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section or at [www.votesPA.com] (http://www.votesPA.com). If you choose to fax your FPCA, you must also submit the form by mail. Fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at the end of this section or at [www.dos.state.pa.us] (http://www.dos.state.pa.us). 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 or refer to Pennsylvania's voter registration verification website at [http://www.pavoterservices.state.pa.us] (http://www.pavoterservices.state.pa.us). Your jurisdiction will contact you if your registration is denied. Pennsylvania allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for voter registration, requesting a ballot and voting in primary, special and general elections for Federal, State and local offices and non-candidate ballot issues. Feel free to use the FWAB to vote anytime before the election. Pennsylvania allows you to use this form for registration. 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 Pennsylvania 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. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Complete street address of your Pennsylvania 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, usually where you live now. 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 and local office in a primary, special or general election. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [www.dos.state.pa.us] (http://www.dos.state.pa.us). 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. Insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/ Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail your FWAB to your local election office. > ***Voted ballots must be postmarked no later than the day before the election and received by the local election office no later than 7 days after the election.*** No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. You must return your voted ballot 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. If you are a military voter and you are present in your voting district of residence on Election Day and have not already voted, you may apply in person at the local election office for the absentee ballot and vote it in-person. You may track the status of your ballot at[https://www.pavoterservices.state.pa.us/Pages/AbsenteeBallotStatus.aspx.] (https://www.pavoterservices.state.pa.us/Pages/AbsenteeBallotStatus.aspx.)