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​Qualifications to Register to Vote

In order to register you must be:

  • a U.S. citizen; and
  • a resident of North Carolina and Mecklenburg County for 30 days; and
  • at least 18 years old.
    • An individual may pre-register up to two years before their 18th birthday.
    • An individual who is 17 years old may vote in any primary associated with a general election that will occur after that individual turns 18.

You must not be:

Download the Registration Application - send the signed, completed form to our office:

Mecklenburg County Board of Elections
PO Box 31788
Charlotte, NC 28231
fax: 704-343-0537 * *
change of name and address only. New registrations must be mailed or hand delivered.

Requirements for removal from the voter registration rolls:

To remove your name from the Mecklenburg County voter registration rolls:
Please download and complete the Cancellation of Voter Registration Form.
To remove a near relative's name due to death:
 Please download and complete the ​Notifica​​​tion of Deceased Voter Form.
If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at or 980-314-0610.


Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Board of Elections
PO Box 31788
Charlotte, NC 28231

Office Location:

741 Kenilworth Ave.
Suite 202
Charlotte, NC 28204


Hours: Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Kristin Mavromatis

Key Initiatives

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