Register and Request Your Ballot for Upcoming Primaries and the General Election

If you want to register to vote in the following States, visit now to complete a registration application and request your absentee ballots for the presidential preference primaries (P), federal primaries (F) and State primaries (S):

September - 30 Day Notice
Massachusetts: September 8 (S)
Rhode Island: September 13 (S)
Delaware: September 13 (S)
New Hampshire: September 13 (S)

October - 60 Day Notice

November - 90 Day Notice
U.S. General Election: November 8
Virgin Islands: November 15 (General Runoff)
Mississippi: November 29 (General Runoff)
Arkansas: November 29 (General Runoff)

It only takes a few quick steps to make sure your vote is counted no matter where you are in the world. To register and request your ballots, complete the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) using the FPCA online assistant, or fill out the PDF, or pick up a hardcopy version from your Voting Assistance Officer or nearest U.S. Embassy or Consular Office.

Please ensure your election office is kept up-to-date with your Authorized Military Mailing Address as provided by your servicing Military Post Office, and remember to follow postal guidelines when sending in your registration and ballot request forms, as well as returning your ballot.  If mailing from outside the U.S., ensure there is proper postage if using a foreign mail service.  As always, you can contact your election office to ensure they received your information by sending them an email or giving them a call!

Not voting in these States? Find your State's primary election dates at Select the State you want to register to vote in from the drop-down menu at the top left-hand side of the home page. To find your State's election website for specific information on candidates, elections, contact information, and links to your local election offices, visit FVAP's contact page.


For more information on FVAP or assistance with the absentee voting process, visit, call FVAP at 1-800-438-VOTE or DSN 425-1584 (CONUS)/312-425-1584 (OCONUS), or email Remember, you also can contact your unit or installation voting assistance officers for assistance during any step of the process. or Twitter@FVAP.