How To Register To Vote
To vote in North Carolina, you must be registered in your county. To be able to register, you must be:
- A United States Citizen
- 18 years or older by the day of the General Election
- A resident of your county for at least 30 days before the election you want to vote in
- You must not be serving a felony sentence — this includes probation or parole
- If you’re 17, you can register to vote if you’ll be 18 by the day of the General Election
When Can I Register?
Before October 12:
Visit your local DMV, public library, high school, or county Board of Elections, or a government social service office — though, some organizations sponsor voter registration drives at local festivals, schools, and other events where you can also register to vote.
PO Box 7468
Asheville, NC 28802-7468
After October 12:
You can use Same Day Registration at any Early Voting site in the county from October 17 – November 3. Click here to find locations and times.
If you are registering to vote at an Early Voting Site, you will need to show a North Carolina DMV license or Identification Card, utility bill, bank statement, payroll stub, or document from any government agency. You may show a college ID with along with a document from your college listing your current residential address if you are a college student.
Check Your Registration
Use this tool from Vote.org to check your registration, or look yourself up using the NC Voter Lookup Tool.