Absentee & Early Voting

Apply online for a Vote by Mail Ballot.

Download the Virginia Vote by Mail Application Form (PDF).

Mail to:
Office of the Registrar
P.O. Box 10036
Lynchburg, VA 24506


Email the completed form to the Registrar's Office.

After applying, you can check to see if your absentee application was received and whether your ballot was sent and received by going to the state Citizen Portal.

Public Notice

Ballot drop off locations and early voting in- person will be available at the Registrar's office beginning 46 days before the election and will continue, Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5 PM until the last Saturday before the election with office hours from 9 am to 5 pm. The office will be open on the previous Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm. The Registrar's office is located at the following address:

825 Kemper Street
Suite A
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Ballot Drop Boxes

Completed ballots may be:

  1. Mailed to our mailing address:
    P.O. Box 10036
    Lynchburg, VA 24506
  2. Dropbox ballot location in-person at the physical address 825 Kemper Street, Suite A. Staff will be available to come to your car curbside for you to drop your ballot in the secure dropbox. Ballot dropbox will be available the same dates, times, and locations listed above for in-person, early voting.
  3. Dropped off at your precinct in a precinct ballot drop box. Please look for signs indicating the location of the drop box outside the main doors of the precinct. Voters dropping off vote by mail ballots do not need to stand in line with in-person voters.

Absentee Voting Dates & Deadlines -  Dual Presidential Primary March 5th, 2024

Notice to voters using US mail service: Current United States Postal Service (USPS) delivery standards for First Class mail is 2 to 5 days. Take this into consideration, and allow ample time to apply for and mail-in your ballot so that it is received by the Office of Elections by noon Friday.

Friday, 1/19/24Absentee voting by mail and early in-person begins for General Election : January 19th, 2024
Ballot Drop Box available at the Registrar's office, 825 Kemper Street, Lynchburg VA,24501 9AM-5PM
Tuesday,  2/12/24Last Day to register to vote or submit a change of address : February 12th, 2024
Friday, 2/23/24Deadline to apply for absentee ballot  for voting by mail via online, fax or mail  : February 23rd, 2024
Saturday, 2/24/24Early Voting in person from 9-5 at Registrar's Office : February 24th 2024
Saturday, 3/2/24Last Day for early voting in-person from 9-5 at Registrar's Office : March 2nd, 2024
Monday, 3/4/24Deadline for Business/Personal/Medical Emergency absentee ballot applications, at 2:00 p.m. March 4th
Tuesday, 3/5/24March 5th, Election Day - Polls Open from 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Ballot Drop Boxes available at all polling places during voting hours
Wednesday, 3/6/24Canvass of election begins March 6th, Registrar's Conference Room 800 Kemper Street, at 10:00 a.m. 
Friday, 3/12/24Deadline for submitting identification to Electoral Board for provisional ballots and acceptance of late ballots by NOON. March 12th 2024

For in-person voting you must provide your name and address and show an acceptable form of ID or sign an ID Confirmation Statement.