State of Virgin Islands Voting Requirements

 

U.S. Domestic Voters

Registration

You can register to vote or update your registration information:

  • in person at your elections office

You must have resided in your precinct at least 90 days prior to the election in which you intend to vote.

Election Day Voting

Polling places are open from 7am until 7pm on Election Day.

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Absentee Voting

A registered voter in the Virgin Islands may request an absentee ballot provided they meet meet any of the following criteria:

  • You are a member of the Armed Forces and Spouse or dependent
  • You are a student residing outside the Territory
  • You are an officer or employee of the Government of the V.I. or Government of the U.S.
  • You are unable to appear because of illness or physical disability (permanent or temporary)
  • You are a patient in a hospital, nursing home or home for the aged
  • You are absent from district because of accompanying a spouse, parent or child who would be entitled to apply for the right to vote by absentee ballot
  • You are detained in jail awaiting action by a grand jury or trial , or has been confined in prison after a conviction for an offense other than a felony
  • You have not been out of the election district for more than 90 days prior to the date of the election for which absentee status is sought
  • Religious grounds

You are eligible to vote in Virgin Islands if you:

  • Are a U.S citizen
  • Are a resident of Virgin Islands
  • Are at least 18 years old by Election Day
  • Live in the precinct where you vote for at least 30 days prior to the election

You are NOT eligible to vote in Virgin Islands if:

  • You have been legally declared "mentally incompetent" by a court
  • You are registered to vote in another state
  • You are on parole for a felony conviction or convicted of a felony
For further information, please see US Vote's [US Virgin Islands Ex-offender and Misdemeanor Voting Rights](https://www.usvotefoundation.org/ex-off-voting-rights/US-Virgin-Islands) page.

Voter Registration

In order to complete your voter registration in Virgin Islands, you will need to provide a copy of a valid ID. Accepted IDs include:

  • Military Discharge Certificate
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Valid US Passport

Voting In-Person

If you registered to vote in Virgin Islands, you may be required to present valid ID if you are voting for the first time or your registration is incomplete. You can use any ID from this list:

  • Valid US Passport
  • Certified (Copy) of US Birth Certificate
  • Military Discharge Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Certified (Copy) of Naturalization Document

Domestic Voter

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Voter Registration

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Absentee Ballot Request

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Blank Ballot To Voter

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Voted-Absentee Ballot Return

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