Registering to vote for the first time

To register to vote in Texas, simply complete a voter registration application and  return it to your county election office at least 30 days before the upcoming  election date. To complete an application, you may:

  • Complete  an application using the SOS  ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION. Simply fill in the required information, print, sign and mail the completed  application directly to your county election office;                
  • Request a PRINTED APPLICATION. Our office will mail a postage-paid voter  registration application to the address provided; OR                  
  • Contact or visit your local VOTER REGISTRAR to complete the voter registration process..

Register to vote when renewing your Driver License

If you’re not already registered to vote but have an existing Texas Driver License or state identification card, you can register to vote online when renewing, replacing or changing your contact information for either of these cards through the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Follow the steps on the DPS web portal to update your driver license information, and you will be given the option to register to vote when renewing or updating your information.

Update your voter registration information online

Whether you’ve recently moved or changed your name, you can now update all your information on your voter registration record through our portal on Texas.gov.

Click here to update your voter registration information online.

If your voter registration record is on ‘suspense,’ it means your county of registration has received information that you no longer live at the address on your current voter registration record. You can use the link above to update your address or information on your voter registration record.

**NOTE: To update your voter registration, you will need your Voter Unique Identifier (VUID) to log in to the Texas.gov portal. You can find your VUID by visiting the Texas SOS  My Voter Portal, in which you can enter your Name, County, Date of Birth and ZIP code to display your voter registration information.