Voter Registration in Alaska

Get registered and ready to vote in Alaska! 

This page covers:

   Alaska Voter Eligibility Requirements 
   Alaska Voter Registration ID Requirements
➜   How to Register to Vote in Alaska 
   Frequently Asked Questions

Registering to vote is just the first step. Check Alaska’s voter ID requirements and make sure you have the right ID to cast a ballot that counts.




Alaska Voter Eligibility Requirements

You must register before you can vote in Alaska.

You are eligible to vote in Alaska if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • You are a citizen of the United States.
  • You are a resident of Alaska.
  • You are at least 18 years of age on Election Day.

You cannot register to vote in Alaska if:

  • You have been convicted of a felony and your civil rights have not been restored.




Alaska Voter Registration ID Requirements

To register to vote:

  • You must provide your driver’s license number or state ID number if you have one.
  • If you do not have either of these IDs, you can use the last 4 digits of your Social Security number (SSN).
  • If you do not have a Social Security number, then leave that space blank on your registration form.

If don’t provide any of these numbers or the state can’t match the number your provide to official records, you will have to show an accepted form of ID the first time you vote.


Frequently Asked Questions

Alaska only allows same-day registration to vote for president and vice president. You can register and vote in a presidential election on the same day during early voting and on Election Day.

Proof of residency is not required, but you will be asked to present an ID that is accepted for voting.

The deadline to register for all other elections is 30 days before Election Day.

You can check your voter information using this form. If you cannot find your information or something is incorrect, contact your Regional Elections Office.

We recommend that you check your voter information before each election’s voter registration deadline. This will give you time to submit a new registration if your information is missing or incorrect.  

You can also use Alaska’s online voter portal to check your registration and find your polling location.

Each state has its own laws about whether citizens with previous criminal convictions can vote.

To check your eligibility to register to vote in Alaska use Restore Your Vote

You can also learn more by reading this blog post: Can People Convicted of a Felony Vote in the United States?

College students are allowed to vote using their Alaska school residence address. You can decide if you prefer to register in your home state or in Alaska if you attend school there. You may only be registered and vote in one location.

You can use a student photo ID if it meets Alaska’s voter ID requirements.


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How to Register to Vote in Alaska

Submit the form below to register in Alaska online.

You can also complete this PDF form and return it to your Regional Elections Office.

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