Voter Registration


 To register to vote, you must be:
  • A U.S. citizen;
  • A Maryland resident; and
  • At least 16 years old*.
You cannot have been:

  • Convicted of buying or selling votes;
  • Under guardianship for mental disability and found by a court to be unable to communicate a desire to vote; or
  • Effective March 10, 2016, if you have been convicted of a felony, you are eligible to register to vote once you have completed the court-ordered sentence of imprisonment. For the purposes of eligibility to register to vote, convictions include federal, state and out-of-state convictions.
*You may register to vote if you are at least 16 years old but cannot vote unless you will be at least 18 years old by the next general election.



  • 21 days prior to any election
  • 11 days after any election

Where & How

You may download an English Voter Registration Application (PDF)Spanish Voter Registration Application (PDF), or register to vote online.


In Person

  • The Motor Vehicle Administration
    10251 Central Avenue
    Largo, MD
    Monday through Friday.
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The Motor Vehicle Administration
    11760 Baltimore Avenue
    Beltsville, MD
    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The Board of Elections
    1100 Mercantile Lane
    Suite 115A
    Largo, MD
    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

By Mail

Prince George's County Board of Elections
1100 Mercantile Lane
Suite 115A
Largo, MD 20774

In School

Each year the Board of Elections, in cooperation with the Prince George's Board of Education, conducts voter registration in every county high school.

Voter's Registration Data

Within two weeks of registration or a change in address, name or party affiliation, you should receive a Voter's Notification Card by mail. This card lists your polling place and the various districts (congressional, legislative, councilmanic, and school board) in which your residence is located. Please save this card for reference. If you do not receive your Voter's Notification Card within two weeks, please call the Board of Elections at 301-341-7300.

Joining a Political Party

At the time of registration, a citizen may choose to join a political party. Only the Democratic and Republican parties hold primaries. Whether a citizen belongs to a party or not has no bearing on a citizen's vote in General Elections.

Do I Have to Register for Each Election?

Registration is permanent as long as the voter keeps his address current with the Board of Elections.

Change of Address

Notify the Board of Elections within 30 days of any change of address. Failure to provide a correct address could result in denial of the voting privilege and criminal prosecution should one vote or attempt to vote in a precinct where he or she is not qualified to vote. Voters may change their address by sending a letter with their new address or by filling out the English Voter Registration Application (PDF), or Spanish Voter Registration Application (PDF) and mailing it to:
Prince George 's County Board of Elections
1100 Mercantile Lane, Suite 115A
Largo, MD 20774

Voter Accessibility

Whereas The Prince George's County Board of Elections is committed to the goal of 100% participation and accessibility in a manner that addresses the unique needs of each eligible citizen;

Whereas The Prince George's County Board of Elections is committed to identifying and implementing procedures to improve access to and participation by all voters in the election process;

Therefore, be it resolved that:
The Prince George's County Board of Elections affirms to work with all sectors of society in order to attain this goal.

Contact Us

Contact our office at 301-341-7300 to request a Voter Registration form be mailed.


If the polling place assigned to an elderly or disabled voter is not structurally barrier free, the voter may request a reassignment by the local board. To qualify for a reassignment the voter shall submit a request in writing to the Prince George's County Board of Elections no later than Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9 p.m. for the General Election. The Board shall either assign the voter to an election district, ward, or precinct that contains a structurally barrier free polling place; or issue the voter an absentee ballot