Voter Registration

Key Dates for Registration

October 10  Deadline to register/update address for November 7 election

Registration Requirements

To register to vote you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a legal resident of the county
  • Be at least 17 1/2 years of age to register and 18 years of age to vote
  • Not be serving a sentence for conviction of a felony
  • Not have been found mentally incompetent by a judge

In order to vote, you must have registered at least 30 days before election day.

How to Register

There are several ways to register to vote or update your registration:

  • If you have a Georgia Driver's License or State ID Card, you can register online.
  • You can choose to register when you renew or apply for your driver's license at Department of Driver Services.
  • If you are registered in DeKalb County and changing your address within the county, you can fill out the back of your precinct card.
  • You can download a voter registration form.
  • You can come to our office, a public library, public assistance office, recruitment office, school, or other government offices for a registration form.
  • College students can obtain Georgia voter registration forms, or the necessary forms to register in any state in the U.S., from their school registrar's office or from the office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Georgia law allows for multiple forms of acceptable ID, which include:

  • A Georgia Driver's License, even if expired
  • Any valid state or federal government-issued photo ID, including a free ID Card issued by your county registrar's office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)
  • A valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state
  • A valid U.S. passport ID; a valid U.S. military photo ID; or a valid tribal photo ID
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.

 

Return applications by:

EMAIL:    voterreg@dekalbcountyga.gov
FAX: (404) 298-4038
MAIL: Voter Registration & Elections
4380 Memorial Dr, Suite 300
Decatur, GA 30032-1239

Check Your Registration

Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for your application to be processed. To check your registration, go to the My Voter Page.

Voter Registration Cancellation

Upon receipt of such request the elector's name will be removed from the list of electors and will receive confirmation by written notice by first-class mail sent to the address on the elector's registration records.

You may complete a voter registration cancellation form and scan and email to our office

EMAIL:    voterreg@dekalbcountyga.gov
FAX: (404) 298-4038
MAIL: Voter Registration & Elections
4380 Memorial Dr, Suite 300
Decatur, GA 30032-1239

Note:THE VOTER WILL NOT BE REMOVED UNLESS THE FORM IS SIGNED BY THE VOTER OR RELATIVE OF THE DECEASED VOTER.