Register to Vote or Update Your Voter Registration Information

By filling out the following information, a voter registration form will be generated as a PDF for you to print, sign and mail to the Ohio Secretary of State's Office.

Directions:

  1. Fill out the following information.
  2. Press the "Open Printer Friendly PDF" button and verify you've entered your correct information (if you made a mistake, you can edit your information directly on the PDF).
  3. Print the PDF, sign, put the completed form in an envelope with correct postage and mail it to the Ohio Secretary of State's Office.
    Ohio Secretary of State's Office
    C/O Voter Registration
    180 East Broad St, 15th Floor
    Columbus, OH 43215

NOTICE: This form must be received or postmarked by the 30th day before an election at which you intend to vote. You will be notified by your county board of elections of the location where you vote. If you do not receive a notice following timely submission of this form, please contact your county board of elections.

Type of Registration

Select a Registration Type

Eligibility Questions

Are you a U.S. Citizen?*
  • (You must be a U.S. citizen in order to register to vote in Ohio.)
Will you be at least 18 years of age on or before the next general election?*

Provide Your Phone Number and Name

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Provide Your Current Address

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Provide Identification

Birthdate is required AND you must choose one of the identification options below. Depending on which identification box you check, please input the corresponding information.

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Check only one. If the Ohio driver's license number option is selected, please provide your Ohio Driver's license number. If the last four digits of your Social Security number option is selected, please provide the last four digits of your Social Security Number. If you choose to send in a copy of your identification, be sure to send it in the envelope with your absentee ballot request.

Choose an Identification Option
  • (driver's license is two letters followed by six digits)
  • (last four digits of SSN)
  • Make a copy of a current identification, a military identification, or a current (within the last 12 months) utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document (other than a notice of voter registration mailed by a board of elections) that shows your name and current address.

By selecting the button below, you are qualified to vote in Ohio by meeting all of the following requirements:

  1. You are a citizen of the United States.
  2. You will be at least 18 years old on or before the day of the general election.
  3. You will be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the election in which you want to vote.
  4. You are not incarcerated (in jail or in prison) for a felony conviction.
  5. You have not been declared incompetent for voting purposes by a probate court.
  6. You have not been permanently disenfranchised for violations of election laws.