Steps to

Registering to Vote

using the benefit bank ®

Before you start


Complete QuickCheck for a short assessment of your eligibility for assistance programs.

QuickCheck will identify assistance programs for which you might qualify.

Completing your application in The Benefit Bank


Answer as many questions as you can, using the "Help" links for additional guidance.

You are eligible to register if you are a U.S. citizen, a legal resident of the state where you register, and will be 18 years old by the next election. Many states have additional requirements, such as requiring ex-felons to have their voting rights restored. The Benefit Bank will explain your state's specific rules as you complete the application.


Review and sign the application.

Make sure all of the information is accurate before you sign.


Submit the application.

Print the application and mail it to the address for your state provided on the document titled "Mailing Address for the Voter Registration Application." Registration deadlines vary. Some states close registration 30 days before the election, while others allow voters to register up to and on Election Day.

After you submit your application


Receive a voter registration card in the mail.

You will also receive instructions for where to vote and what to bring with you to the polls.


If you do not receive your voter registration card or have questions about registering to vote, please contact the Board of Elections in your state or county.

Use the government directory for election offices to find your state or local election office website.