When you register to vote, you must provide proof of residency.
Examples of documents that satisfy this requirement include:
- Current and valid WI driver's license or state ID card with voter's current name and address
- Real estate tax bill or receipt from the current year or the year before the election
- Utility bill dated within 90 days of registration
- Bank or credit card statement
- Government issued document or check
- Student ID accompanied by a tuition bill (unless the institution provides a housing list to the municipal clerk)
- An intake document from a residential care facility
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Wisconsin voter registration deadlines
- In Person: The Friday before Election Day.
- By Mail: Postmarked at least 20 days before Election Day.
- Online: 20 days before Election Day.
Election Day Registration:
Individuals may register to vote in person at your polling place on Election Day. All individuals must provide both a proof of residency document and proof of identification to register on election Day.
Wisconsin voter registration rules
To register in Wisconsin you must:
- Be a citizen of the United States;
- Be a resident of Wisconsin for at least 28 days before an election;
- Be 18 years old;
- Not have been convicted of treason, felony or bribery, or if you have, your civil rights have been restored;
- Not be incapable of understanding the objective of the elective process or under guardianship.
Wisconsin voter registration directions
- Use our Register to Vote Tool to fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
- Sign and date your form. This is very important!
- Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address we provide.
- Make sure you register before the voter registration deadline.