Online Voter Registration Frequently Asked Questions

You need an ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security. We need your signature on file there to sign your application.

If you do not know your Department of Safety and Homeland Security ID number, do not worry. We will use the other information you enter to download your signature.

You will not be able to register online since we will not be able to download your signature.

You can still register to vote by filling out a paper form. Remember that you will need a federal or Tennessee government-issued photo ID when you vote in person.

No. You can vote in person during early voting or on Election Day, or you can vote by mail if you meet certain requirements.

Click here. You can also visit GoVoteTN.com to access the system and learn more about Tennessee elections.

We will use your signature from the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security.

Yes. Normally, you must register at least 30 days before Election Day. You can check upcoming deadlines on the election calendar.

You do not have to reregister, but please go ahead and update your existing registration. Updating your name now keeps the rolls accurate and reduces the amount of paperwork you will have to fill out when you go vote.

Yes. Learn more about the qualifications to register here.

Yes. The system is optimized to work on mobile devices.

Yes, you can use the system to update your name or address.

No. Learn more about updating your record with the Department of Safety and Homeland Security here.

Yes. Your county election commission will mail you a voter registration card when they have accepted your application. This can take up to three weeks.