How do I vote by mail in the state of Virginia?

In order to receive a mail-in absentee ballot, you must complete an absentee ballot application, which is available from your local voter registration office, as well as online. You can request this application from your local voter registration office by telephone, by mail, or by fax, and return the completed application by mail or fax. The application form is also available online. You must complete this application and submit it to your county clerk’s office no later than the Tuesday prior to the election. Once you receive your absentee ballot, you must complete it and return it to your local voter registration office on or before Election Day.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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