A citizen of the United States either native born or naturalized
At least 18 years old by the date of the next general election
A resident of North Carolina and your voting precinct for 30 days by the date of the next election
Note: Convicted felons may not register and vote until their citizenship rights have been restored.
When to Register
North Carolina has free, permanent, and continuous registration. You need to register or re-register if:
You have just moved to North Carolina
You have just moved from 1 county to another
You need to update your registration if:
You have moved from 1 precinct to another within the same county
You have changed your name
You wish to change you party affiliation
All registrations and updates must be completed at least 25 days before an election. All transactions may be completed in person or by mail.
How to Register
Voter registration forms (which may be completed on-site or returned in the mail) are available at the following places: