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
Presidential Primary - Democratic March 29, 2020
By Mail: Postmarked by February 10, 2020
By Email or Fax: Received by February 10, 2020
By Email or Fax: Received by February 14, 2020
By Mail: Postmarked by February 29, 2020
Postmarked by March 29, 2020
Territory Primary June 7, 2020
By Mail: Postmarked by April 20, 2020
By Email or Fax: Received by April 20, 2020
By Email or Fax: Received by April 24, 2020
By Mail: Postmarked by May 9, 2020
Postmarked by June 7, 2020
Presidential Primary - Republican June 7, 2020
By Mail: Postmarked by April 20, 2020
By Email or Fax: Received by April 20, 2020
By Email or Fax: Received by April 24, 2020
By Mail: Postmarked by May 9, 2020
Postmarked by June 7, 2020
General Election November 3, 2020
By Mail: Postmarked by September 15, 2020
By Email or Fax: Received by September 15, 2020
By Email or Fax: Received by September 20, 2020
By Mail: Postmarked by October 5, 2020
Postmarked by November 3, 2020

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