Last day to register before Phila Primaries Election

Register to Vote online

You can register to vote through the Pennsylvania Department of State’s online application. Before you begin, be sure to have your Pennsylvania driver’s license or PennDOT ID card handy. If you don’t have one, there are other options. Once you submit your online application, it will be forwarded to the appropriate county voter registration office for processing.

Learn more about online voter registration.


To register to vote in Philadelphia, you must be:

A citizen of the United States for at least one month before the next election. A resident of Philadelphia and your election district for at least 30 days before the next election. At least 18 years of age on or before the day of the next election.

Primary Elections: All registered electors are entitled to vote on ballot questions or in special elections held at the same time as primary elections. However, you must be registered in a political party to vote in that party’s primary.

How to Register

Once you know you are eligible to vote, the next step is to register. In Pennsylvania, you can register in person, by mail, and at various government agencies. Below you will find information about how to register, as well as links to voting registration forms and applications.

Register to Vote in Person

You can register to vote at:

The Philadelphia Voter Registration Office

520 N. Columbus Blvd
5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

The Philadelphia County Board of Elections
Room 142 City Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM