How to Register to Vote?

Register to Vote or Update Your Registration in Six Basic Ways:

  1. Online through the Iowa Department of Transportation Online Service website. An Iowa Driver's license or non-operator ID is required to register in this manner.
  2. When obtaining an Iowa driver license or non-operator ID in-person through the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT)located at 3726 Queen Court SW #204 in Cedar Rapids.
  3. In-person at the Auditor's Office located in the Public Service Center at 935 2nd Street SW in Cedar Rapids.
  4. In-person at state agency's offering services to the public.
  5. Paper voter registration form through the mail (PDF).
  6. On Election Day at your polling location.

Pre-registration

The pre-registration deadline is 10 days before general elections and 11 days before all other elections.