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How to Get a Voter Registration Card

When you register to vote, you'll be sent a voter registration card. It’s a confirmation that you're registered to vote and that your voter information is correct. Your voter registration card typically includes your name, home address, and the address of the polling station where you’ll vote.

Do I Need to Bring My Voter Registration Card to Vote?

You don’t need to bring your voter registration card with you on Election Day. But, you may need other identification since some states require a photo ID to vote. Use this interactive map to learn if you need to bring a photo ID when you vote.

How Do I Get a Voter Registration Card?

Typically, a voter registration card will be sent to you in the mail when you register to vote for the first time. Or, you may get a new voter registration card when you update your voter registration to change your name or address. 

How Long Does It Take to Get Your Voter Registration Card?

It may take a few weeks to get your new voter registration card in the mail. Your state’s election office will let you know if there’s a problem with your registration.

If you don’t receive your new voter registration card, check with your state or local election office.

How Do I Replace My Voter Registration Card?

If your voter registration card has been lost, damaged, or stolen, you can replace it by contacting your state or local election office

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Last Updated: December 16, 2019

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