Puerto Rico
Voting assistance for Service members, their families and overseas citizens in

Puerto Rico

Use this site to vote absentee if you are

  • a U.S. citizen.
  • at least 18 years old.
  • absent from your voting residence.

The absentee voting process applies to you if you are

  • an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine absent from your voting residence.
  • an eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine.
  • a U.S. citizen residing outside the country.

STEP 1

Register and request your absentee ballot with the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).


STEP 2

Fill out and send in your ballot when it arrives.

Didn't receive your ballot?


Federal Election Deadlines

Registration Ballot Request Ballot Return
Territory Primary June 2, 2024
By Mail: Postmarked by April 18, 2024
By Email: Received by April 18, 2024
By Mail: Postmarked by April 18, 2024
By Email: Received by April 18, 2024
Postmarked by June 2, 2024
General Election November 5, 2024
By Mail: Postmarked by September 16, 2024
By Email: Received by September 16, 2024
By Mail: Postmarked by September 16, 2024
By Email: Received by September 16, 2024
Postmarked by November 5, 2024

Please mail your voting materials early enough to account for mail delivery times. Check the recommended mailing dates section in Chapter 1 for details.


You can check the status of your absentee ballot by phone: (787) 764-5601 or by email: java@cee.pr.gov.