For full details regarding voter registration, please visit the Michigan Department of State webpage regarding finding the current voter registration form, how to register online, and other registration questions.
Register to vote using the Voter Registration Form. You may also register in person at any Secretary of State Office or local Clerk’s Office.
Visit the online Michigan Voter Information Center to see if you are registered to vote in Michigan and to view all options for voter registration in the State of Michigan.
You have the right to register to vote and vote anytime up to 8 p.m. on Election Day. But to update your voter registration within 14 days of an election, you must go to your city or township clerk's office as soon as possible, but no later than 8 p.m. on Election Day. You can vote during the same visit.
If you have a valid Michigan driver's license or state ID you can use the online form to register to vote or update your voter registration address in Michigan, but you will not be able to vote in the next election if registering online within 14 days of an election.
To be eligible to register to vote you must be:
- A Michigan resident (at the time you register) and a resident of your city or township for at least 30 days (when you vote)
- A United States citizen
- At least 18 years of age (when you vote)
- Not currently serving a sentence in jail or prison
HOW TO REGISTER WITHIN 14 DAYS OF AN ELECTION:
You’ll need to bring your proof of eligibility and residency.
Proof of residency:
You must show proof of where you live. Documents must have your name and current address. You can show a digital copy of documents. Acceptable documents include:
- Michigan driver’s license or state ID
- Current utility bill
- Bank statement
- Paycheck or government check
- Other government document