Make Changes to Your Registration Record

People filling out voter registration applications at an Elections Outreach event

 

The deadline to make changes to your registration record is 15 days before an election.

To change your name or political party preference, or to update the signature in your registration record, you must re-register. Visit the Registration Basics page.

Update Your Registration

The following changes to your voter registration record can be made by submitting a Registration Update Form. Print, sign, and return the form to the Department of Elections either by mail, by fax to (415) 554-4372, or as a scanned email attachment to SFVote@sfgov.org

  • Add, update, or remove mailing address
  • Add, update, or remove telephone number
  • Add, update, or remove email address
  • Update address or apartment number
  • Add or remove permanent vote-by-mail status
  • Request Voter Notification Card

The following changes to your registration record can be made online, without a signature.


Add or update your language preference for San Francisco election materials

Receive your ballot, Voter Information Pamphlet, and other election materials in Chinese, Spanish, or Filipino, in addition to English


Change your San Francisco Voter Information Pamphlet Receipt Method

The Department mails Voter Information Pamphlets approximately 40 days prior to an election. Save paper and read it online instead. Request to stop or resume mailing of your Voter Information Pamphlet.


Change your California Voter Information Guide Receipt Method

Receive your state election materials online or in a language other than English using the “My Voter Status Tool” on the Secretary of State’s website.

Cancel Your Registration

To cancel your San Francisco voter registration, complete the Voter Registration Cancellation Form.

If you have moved out of San Francisco, contact the elections official in your new county for information about re-registering to vote. California residents may register at  registertovote.ca.gov.

Notify the Department of Voters who have Moved or are Deceased

To notify the Department of Elections about voters who are no longer living at an address, complete and return the Third Party Notification Form.

To report a voter’s death, please use the Notification of Deceased Voter Form.