Voter Registrar

​​​  ​​​Proposed Constitutional Amendments to be voted on at the November 8, 2016 General​ Election​


 Voter Outreach

​The Voter Registrar's Office will be conducting Voter Readiness Sessions (voter registration and photo IDs) throughout the City during the months of July and August. All events are free and open to the public.

Harbour Way Assisted Living at Atlantic Shores 1217 Alliance Dr, Virginia Beach, Va 23454 on Aug. 4, 2016 from 2pm-4pm.
Beth Sholom Village 1049 College Park Blvd, Virginia Beach, Va 23464 on Aug. 9 & 11, 2016 from 10am-12noon.
The Crossings at Independence 2077 S. Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, Va 2345​3 on Aug. 15, 2016 from 2pm-4pm.
Silver Hill at Great Neck Apartments 1537 Mill Dam Rd, Virginia Beach, Va 23454 on Aug. 16, 2016 from 10am-12noon.
Sullivan House 2033 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, Va 23454​ on Aug. 18, 2016 from 2pm-4pm.
Silver Hill at Town Center​​ ​​​4373 Bonney Rd, Virginia Beach, Va 23452​ on Aug. 19, 2016 from 2pm-4pm.
Gardens of Virginia Beach 5620 Wesleyan Dr, Virginia Beach, Va 23455 on Aug. 22, 2016 from 2pm-4pm.
Kings Grant Assisted Living 440 N. Lynnhaven Rd, Virginia Beach, Va 23452 on Aug. 23, 2016 from 2pm-4pm.
First Colonial Inn 845 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach, Va 23451​ on Aug. 24, 2016 from 2pm-4pm.

If you are not able to make it to one of these locations and you need help filling out the form(s) or you do not have an acceptable form of photo ID please call or visit our office for assistance​.

 Photo ID Requirements

A picture ID is required for in person voting. The Virginia Beach Voter Registrar’s Office provides Voter Photo IDs, free of charge, for voting purposes only between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Find out what Photo IDs  are acceptable. Voter Photo Identification Chart.​

Voting Is As Easy As 1-2-3

 The Voting Experience!​

​All polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. on election day.​

You may regist​er to vote​ if you are a United States citizen, a resident of Virginia, will be 18 years of age by the day of the next General Election, have had your voting rights restored if you have ever been convicted of a felony and have had your capacity restored if you have been declared mentally incapacitated in a Circuit Court.

The voter registration deadline is 22 days before the next General or Primary Election as required by Commonwealth law. Residents must be registered in the precinct in which they reside. Absentee Ballot Applications are available upon request.

Online Voter Registration and Online Absentee Ballot Application. Citizens of Virginia can now register to vote, update their voter registration information, verify their voter registration status or apply for an absentee ballot (FPCA, FWAB, Annual, Virginia) online through the Department of Elections website. Click her​e​ to get started.​

Governor Process for Automatic Restoration of Voting and Civil Rights for Non-Violent Felons through the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

Third Party Voter Registration Training requires individuals and groups conducting voter registration drives to register and to receive training.  All certifications expire on June 30th of each year, you must be recertified each year if you wish to continue to hold voter drives or distribute voter registration applications. The Department of Election has extended the certification expiration date to July 31, 2016. You may contact the Department of Elections to scheduled training, access online training or contact your local registrar's office. 

Effective June 2, 2016 the online 3rd Party Voter Registration Certification training will be disabled. This is necessary to update the training to reflect changes to the law as well as the revision of the Virginia Voter Registration Application. The updated certification training will be available July 2016.

Please Note: The expiration date of all 3rd Party Voter Registration Training Certifications for training received between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016 has been extended to July 31, 2016.  Revised voter registration training materials and certification information will be made available in July 2016 reflecting the changes recently adopted by the State Board of Elections to simplify the voter registration application.  All individuals and groups that plan to obtain 25 or more voter registration applications during the August 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 time period must obtain a certification from the Department prior to obtaining these voter registration applications from the Department of Elections or a local voter registration office.  ​

​​Our Precinct List located under Related Information is updated to reflect any changes to precincts and polling locations. Contact our office by phone at (757) 385-8683 or email at if additional information is needed or at for questions regarding voting absentee. Need to find your polling location? Check your Voter Registration Status.

Absentee Voting will be available in the Voter Registrar's Office prior to the next scheduled election as required by law. Please be reminded that the deadline by which we must receive  your absentee ballot application requesting your ballot by mail, email or fax is the Tuesday preceding the election, and the deadline to vote absentee in person is always the Saturday preceding the election. Mailed ballots must be received in our office by 7:00pm Election Day. Don't forget to check us out on facebook for the latest news and information.​​​

 Elected City Leaders

  • The City of Virginia Beach is in the 2nd Congressional District represented by Congressman E. Scott Rigell.
  • The Mayor of Virginia Beach is the Honorable William D. Sessoms, Jr.
  • The School Board Chairman for Virginia Beach City Public Schools is  the Honorable Daniel D. Edwards.​
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    To find out who our other elected officials are check out the Citizen's Guide to Federal, State and Local Offices​.