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Request a Vote by Mail Ballot

Published on: 5/2/2013 5:17 PM
Vote By Mail
 Any registered voter can Vote by Mail!

How to request a Vote by Mail ballot:

         1.    Print & complete a Vote by Mail Request Form
         2.    Request must be received at least 7 days before the election (postmarks not accepted)
         3.    Return your request by mail or fax:
                Registrar of Voters
                Vote By Mail Division
                P.O. Box 611750
                San Jose, CA 95161
                Fax: (408) 293-6002

Other Ways to Vote by Mail:
  • Request Permanent Vote By Mail status and automatically receive a ballot every election.
  • Ballots can be obtained in person during Early Voting at the Office of the Registrar of Voters. 
  • Military and Overseas voters can apply for special absentee status at

As required by law, the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters provides voting materials in the following languages: English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and Tagalog.

To reach our bilingual staff for assistance, please call:
Spanish: (408) 282-3095
Vietnamese: (408) 282-3097
Chinese: (408) 282-3086
Tagalog: (408) 535-3916
Or call: (408) 299-VOTE [8683] or, toll free: (866) 430-VOTE [8683]​​