HOW TO REGISTER TO VOTE

You must register at least 30 days before an election before you can vote, BUT don't wait--REGISTER NOW.

For assistance registering in multiple languages, go to Vote 411.

Para obtener más información en varios idiomas, vaya a Vote 411.


STEP 1:  FIND OUT IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE

To be eligible to register in Texas, you must:

  • be a U.S. citizen;

  • be a resident of the county where you intend to vote;

  • be 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months);

  • not a convicted felon (unless a person's sentence is completed, including any probation or parole) ("AKA off paper")

  • not declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law

Para ser elegible para registrarse en Texas, debe: 

  • ser ciudadano estadounidense; 

  • ser residente del condado donde tiene la intención de votar;

  • tener 18 años (puede registrarse a los 17 años y 10 meses);

  • no es un delincuente condenado (a menos que se complete la sentencia de una persona, incluida la libertad condicional o la libertad condicional) 

  • no declarado mentalmente incapacitado por un tribunal de justicia

STEP 2: TAKE 2 MINUTES TO REGISTER TO VOTE


There are three ways to get a Voter Registration Application:

  1. You can complete a voter registration application card online but it must be printed, signed, and mailed. (tarjeta de solicitud de registro de electores en línea)​

  2. You can pick up voter registration applications at many post offices, libraries, Texas Department of Public Safety offices, and Texas Health and Human Services Commission offices, libraries, government offices, or high schools.

  3. Call the Voter Registration office at 210-335-VOTE (8683) and request a voter registration application to be sent to you.​

IDENTIFICATION You must provide valid identification that shows your name and address. If you do not provide identification at the time of registration, you will receive a letter requesting proof of identity. Otherwise, you will be required to present such identification when you vote, either in person or by mail. 

STEP 3: SUBMIT YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION

  • ​Whether you get your application online or in paper form, the application must be mailed or delivered in person to the Bexar County Elections Office. 

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  • Fill out, sign and submit the form to:


                                                     Bexar County Elections

                                                     Voter Registration Office

                                                     1103 S. Frio, Ste. 100
                                                     San Antonio, TX 78207

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STEP 4: CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION STATUS at this link. You may confirm your voter registration status online by submitting your date of birth and house number.

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REGISTRATION CHANGES: Learn how to update your registration information in the event of a name or address change at this link.  


IF YOU MOVE OUT OF BEXAR COUNTY, follow the same steps above to re-register with the county you now live in.

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REPLACEMENT REGISTRATION CARDS If you lose your Voter Registration Card, you can get a replacement at this link.

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The Federal Postcard Application (FPCA) for military and overseas voters can be found at this link. These voters will not use the Vote by Mail forms described above.