Register to Vote

Who can register to vote?

  • Any Nevadan who will be 18 by November 3, and is a U.S. citizen. 
    • You are a Nevadan if you’ve lived in your county for 30 days and in your precinct at your specific residence for 10 days.
    • If you’ve moved to Nevada more recently you can still vote a Federal Ballot. Contact your county’s election department.
  • All previously incarcerated individuals have the right to vote in Nevada. 

How do I register to vote?

  • I have a valid Nevada DMV-issued ID (A license that expired after March 11 is valid through November 12, by order of the DMV) or Tribal ID:
    • Register online at  
    • Make sure to register by October 15 to receive your automatic mail ballot. 
    • The last day to register online is October 29, at 11:59 pm. But you can still register in-person during Early Vote (until October 30) and Election Day.
    • Register same-day during early voting and on Election Day.
  • I do not have a Nevada DMV-issued ID:
    • Your registration deadline for the 2020 General Election has passed, it was October 6th. Please go to and register for future elections.
    • You may go in-person to a polling location and request a provisional ballot, which they must provide to you, to make your choice known. Find your polling location at
  • I am an in-state student, how do I register to vote?
    • Follow the instructions above and make sure to use the correct mailing address. The best mailing addresses by school are:
      • For UNR Students: If you are living on campus at UNR, use this mailing address, which is separate from your residential address:
        • CSE Voter Reg., MS 0058, 1664 N. Virginia Ave., Reno, NV 89557
        • Your residential address can be found here.
      • For UNLV Students: If you are living in the dorms use the appropriate address below:
        • South Complex: 4770 Gym Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
        • Upper Class Complex (UCC): 4750 Gym Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
        • Tonopah Community: 1130 University Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
        • Dayton Community: 4765 Gym Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
        • The Degree/Legacy: 4259 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89119
  • I am a Nevada college student who is studying remotely (out of state or in another county) due to COVID. Can I still vote in Nevada?
    • Yes, you merely need to update your mailing address. 
    • However, if you are an out-of-state freshman and have not previously resided in Nevada, you don’t qualify to vote in Nevada. 

Will I receive a ballot automatically by mail this year?

  • Yes, most voters will receive a ballot automatically this year! To ensure that you will receive a ballot, check online to confirm you are an ‘active voter.’ If you are not an ‘active voter,’ make sure to re-register to vote before October 15 at 
  • If any of your information is wrong, update it immediately or re-register by going to!

Have questions? 

  • Call our Voter Protection Hotline at 888-525-VOTE (8683)!
  • ¡Llame a nuestra línea directa de protección al votante al 888-525-VOTE (8683)!
  • Tumawag sa aming Hotline Protection Voter sa 888-525-VOTE (8683)!


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