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Voter Registration

Tennessee Voter Registration

To be eligible to vote in Tennessee, you must be a citizen of the United States. You must be (18) years of age or older on or before the date of the next election.

You must be a resident of Tennessee and the precinct in which you register.

You must not have been convicted of a felony, or if you have, your voting rights must have been restored by a judge.

You must have a photo ID issued by a valid agency.

In order to participate in an election, a qualified voter must be properly registered no later than thirty (30) days before the election.

Tennessee Online Voter Registration

In Tennessee you may now register to vote online at

You may also update your name and address at this link.

You must be registered to vote at least 30 days prior to an election and must be 18 years of age by election day.

Tennessee Voter Registration Form

If you would like to mail in or deliver your voter registration, print the form at the link below, complete it and mail/deliver to:

Shelby County Election Commission

157 Poplar Ave.

Memphis, TN 38103


980 Nixon Drive

Memphis, TN 38134

What ID do I need to vote?

Accepted photo ID includes any ID issued by a state or the US government.

Tennessee Driver's License

Tennessee state issued ID (non-driver ID)

US Passport

US Military photo ID


Neither school or Shelby County ID are valid for voting purposes.