Registering to Vote

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Make sure you’re not left out!

How you register is up to you. Virginia offers online voter registration, registration by mail (by downloading and printing a voter registration form, filling it out, and mailing it to your local election office), and registration in person. If you prefer, you can even request an application be sent to you by mail by calling the office.

How to Register

You can register to vote using any of the following methods:
  • Online using the Virginia citizen portal
  • By mail (Click here to view/download forms or call us at 276-645-7318 if you'd like us to mail them to you instead)
  • At your local voter registration office (our office), which can accommodate special needs
  • At public libraries, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, and certain state/local offices such as the Department of Health (VDH), Department of Social Services (DSS), Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (DBHDS), Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH), and the Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI)
Customer at office of elections window inside Bristol Virginia City Hall
Visit our office inside City Hall or use our convenient drive-thru to register to vote.

2021 Timeline

  • Now:

    Register as soon as possible once you’ve moved, changed your name, or find you need to update your voter registration.
  • 10/12/2021

    : The deadline to register to vote or update an existing registration for the November 2, 2021 General Election 

Bristol Virginia Office of Elections and Voter Registration

City Hall, 300 Lee Street, Bristol, VA 24201 • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Visit us inside City Hall or at our drive-thru (located on the Scott Street side of the building)
Phone: 276-645-7318 • Fax: 276-645-7331 • Email: • Facebook • Twitter