Register to Vote
Registering to Vote is easy and convenient!
You will need to be:
At least 18 years old by the date of the next election;
A citizen of the United States
A resident of Michigan
- A resident of the city or township in which you are applying to register to vote for at least 30 consecutive days leading up to the election.
- If registering to vote more than 15 days before the election, you may register at any SOS branch office, the County Clerk's Office or the City Clerk's Office.
- If registering to vote less than 15 days before the election up to and including election day, you may register to vote, in person, at your local clerk's office; and if wanting to vote at the current election, ideally, bring State of Michigan Photo ID with your current address with you, or alternatively, you may bring a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document that show your current address. If you come to register to vote and don't have any of these items, you won't be allowed to vote in the upcoming election but will in future elections.
You may register to vote at:
- All Secretary of State Branch Offices
- Various State Offices such as the Department of Human Services, Department of Community Health, and the Department of Labor and Economic Growth.
- The County Clerk's Office
- The Local Clerk's Office of the City/Township you live and wish to register
- Military Recruitment Centers; or
- Complete the online form and mail to your County Clerk's Office; mailing information located on the form.
This page last updated on 9/25/2019.