Complete the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to register and request an absentee ballot. The form requests absentee ballots for all Federal elections held through the next regularly scheduled general election. You must return your voted ballot to complete the registration process. Select the category that describes you. The Utah Republican Party only allows registered Republicans to vote in its primary election, however, the other parties allow anyone to vote in their primary regardless of party affiliation. 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 no later than the Friday prior to the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former name under which you were registered in Utah. Date of birth.<br/><br/>Your valid Utah Driver's License number OR the last four digits of your Social Security number is required for voter registration. If you do not possess either 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. Utah 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. More transmission options may be available. Check FVAP.gov for updates. Complete street address of your Utah 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. In addition to mailing a regular ballot, Utah provides a State Special Write-In Absentee Ballot available 90 days before an election to any voter unable to vote in the regular absentee voting process due to military service. You must request this ballot no later than the Friday before the election. This ballot allows you to vote for Federal offices only. To request it, write in Block 9: *"I am unable to vote by regular absentee ballot or in person because of military service. I request a special write-in absentee ballot."* If you do not wish to receive ballots for all Federal elections through the next regularly scheduled general election, you may request a ballot for each election for Federal office held in the next election year OR a ballot for only the next scheduled election for Federal office by noting your choice here. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Utah allows you to submit your 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. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section or at [www.elections.utah.gov] (http://www.elections.utah.gov). If you choose to fax your FPCA, fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers and email addresses can be found at the end of this section or at [www.elections.utah.gov] (http://www.elections.utah.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 or refer to Utah's voter registration verification website at [www.vote.utah.gov.] (http://www.vote.utah.gov). Your jurisdiction will contact you if your application is denied. Utah allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for registration if received by the Friday before the election and voting in primary, special, runoff and general elections for Federal, State and local offices, and non-candidate ballot issues. Feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. Utah allows you to use this form for registration. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former name under which you were registered in Utah. Date of birth.<br/><br/>Enter your valid Utah Driver's License number, the last four digits of your Social Security number OR your Utah State Identification card 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 no later than the Friday prior to the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only using the FWAB for general elections. Complete street address of your Utah 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 or State office in a general election. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [www.vote.utah.gov] (http://www.vote.utah.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. Utah allows you to submit your 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 submit your FWAB, fax it directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at the end of this section or at [www.vote.utah.gov] (http://www.vote.utah.gov). Include ballot, voter Declaration/ Affirmation, and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. Affirm in writing on the cover sheet, *"I understand that by electronically transmitting my voted ballot I am voluntarily waiving my right to a secret ballot."* If you choose to email your FWAB, you should send it as a signed, scanned attachment. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section or at [www.vote.utah.gov] (http://www.vote.utah.gov). Include ballot, Voter Declaration/ Affirmation, and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. Affirm in writing on the email/fax cover sheet, "I understand that by electronically transmitting my voted ballot I am voluntarily waiving my right to a secret ballot." 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 by 12:01 am on Election Day.*** You may return the voted ballot by mail, email or fax if you agree to waive the right to a secret ballot and affirm in writing on the email/fax cover sheet. Write: *"I understand that by electronically transmitting my voted ballot I am voluntarily waiving my right to a secret ballot."* If you choose to mail your voted ballot, insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail the ballot direct to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section. If you choose to email or fax, use the 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 [www.vote.utah.gov] (http://www.vote.utah.gov).