Virginia voters abroad need to request a ballot each calendar year you’d like to vote in. Click here to start your ballot request now.

Check below for your delivery methods and deadlines, and to find your local election office contact information.

Delivery Methods

  • Registration: email, fax, or postal mail~
  • Ballot Request: email, fax, or postal mail
  • Ballot Return: postal mail

~Virginia extended its voter registration deadline to October 15 (due to the severed cable that shut down the online voter registration website).

IMPORTANT: BALLOT WITNESS NOT REQUIRED FOR NOV 3 ELECTION! As a temporary measure due to COVID, VA voters are NOT required to obtain a witness signaure for their absentee ballot for the November 3, 2020 election. (For this election only, obtaining a witness signature is optional).

Election Deadlines for Virginia Voters Abroad

General Election

  • Overseas Citizens
    Received by
    Oct 15, 2020, 5:00 PM
  • Uniformed Services and eligible family members
    Received by
    Oct 23, 2020, 5:00 PM
  • All Voters
    Received by
    Oct 23, 2020, 5:00 PM
  • All Voters
    Postmarked by
    Nov 3, 2020, 7:00 PM

    (Mail ballots must be Received by Nov 6, 2020, 12:00 PM.)

Find Your Election Office

Additional Resources

Am I Registered?

Where Is My Ballot?

Sample Ballot

State Page For Military And Overseas Voters