How to Register
Voter registration is available to any Virginia resident who
will be eighteen years of age or older by the next General election.
Registration can be accomplished at the office of the General Registrar,
in person, or by any of the following methods: calling for an
application which can be sent and returned by mail; at DMV when
obtaining or renewing a driver's license; or at any state or federal
Moving Within The County
If moving within the County or to another county or city within the
Commonwealth, the same procedure may be followed. The final day of
registration is 21 days prior to any election.
Properly registered voters may vote by absentee ballot if they will
be out of the County on Election Day or if they are unable to go to the
polls due to physical illness or disability. An absentee precinct, or
location where absentee ballots are counted, is located within the
office of the General Registrar (Historic Clerk's Office).
For more election information, please visit the Virginia Department of Elections website.
The Constitution of Virginia requires that you be registered in the
precinct in which you live in order to be qualified to vote. You may
register at any DMV or miscellaneous agencies in the Commonwealth, or at
our office, which is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You may
also vote absentee in-person at our office only. All requests for
reasonable accommodations due to a disability should be made to the
Office of the Registrar. You are encouraged to make application for
Individuals may use the following documents or may call the
Office of the General Registrar to request a registration application,
an application for absentee voting, or to verify that you are
Remember, a good citizen registers and VOTES.