On this page, find the voter registration deadline and learn about the ways to register to vote. For voter qualifications, visit Who Can Register. If you need information about making changes to your existing voter registration, please see Updating Registration.


Voter Registration Deadline

The voter registration deadline is October 14, 2022, for general elections taking place on November 8, 2022. (After October 14, 2022, only same-day registration during one-stop early voting is available.) In North Carolina, the civilian voter registration deadline is 25 days before Election Day.

Find additional information at Voter Registration Deadlines.

If you miss the registration deadline, you may be eligible to register and vote or make changes to your voter registration (anything other than party affiliation) and vote during the early voting period. Learn more at Register in Person During Early Voting.

For information about the November 8 elections, visit Upcoming Election.


Ways to Register to Vote

If you’re eligible to register to vote, North Carolina offers two primary ways to register:

  1. Online or in person at the DMV.

  2. By mail.


Overview of the Ways to Register

Learn about the ways to register to vote in North Carolina.