Who Can Register to Vote
- You must be 18 years of age (a person may pre-register at age 16 and may vote in any election held on or after that person’s 18th birthday).
- You must be a citizen of the United States of America.
- You must be a resident of the Florida county in which you wish to register.
Persons Not Entitled to Register or Vote
- Persons who have been found by a court in this or another state to be mentally incapacitated with respect to voting and who have not had their right to vote restored.
- Persons who have been convicted of any felony in any court and who have not had their right to vote restored.
- A person who is not a citizen of the United States of America.
(See Section 97.041, Florida Statutes)
How to Register
To register to vote, you must fill out a Voter Registration Application. Voter Registration Applications are available at the local Supervisor of Elections office, the Division of Elections, driver’s license offices, state agencies that provide public assistance, state agencies that serve persons with disabilities, public libraries and many other public locations.
Refer to the Indian River County Supervisor of Elections website for a list of locations where forms are available or to download a registration form at www.voteindianriver.com or call (772) 226-3440.
If you are one of the following persons, you are exempt from having to provide a copy of an ID to register to vote at this time:
- Persons 65 years of age or older
- Persons with a temporary or permanent physical disability
- Members of the active uniformed service or merchant marine who, by reason of such active duty, are absent from the county
- Spouse or dependent of an active uniformed service member or merchant marine who, by reason of the active duty or service of the member, is absent from the county
- Persons currently residing outside the U.S. who are eligible to vote in Florida