Vote by Mail Programs
Sign Up for Ballot Tracking
Any eligible DuPage County registered voter may Vote by Mail beginning 40 days prior to an Election. Please contact our office for verification of availability.
To Vote by Mail
- Complete and submit the online
Application to Vote by Mail.
- Once processed, your ballot will be mailed upon availability.
- Obtain an official Vote by Mail Ballot Application by:
- Downloading the
Vote by Mail Application from this website.
- Picking one up from any
DuPage County registration location.
- Calling the Election Division to request an Application at (630) 407-5600, Spanish (630) 407-5608, TDD: (630) 407-5631
- After receiving the Vote by Mail Ballot Application, complete and return it to the Election Division as soon as possible.
- When available, your ballot will be mailed upon receipt of the completed application.
The last day to mail a ballot to a voter is the Thursday (5 days) prior to the election.
Voted ballot must be postmarked no later than Election day in order to be counted.
If you are a registered
voter, you may opt to apply for the Permanent Vote By Mail Program which will
allow you to receive a Vote by Mail Ballot each election. The Permanent Vote By
Mail Program Application can be found here: DuPage Permanent VBM Application
Once you have
completed the form, it can be mailed or dropped off at the Election Division.
Permanently Disabled Vote by Mail Program
If you are a registered voter who has a permanent disability or physical incapacity of such a nature as to make it improbable that you will be able to be present at the polls at any future election, you may enroll in the Permanently Disabled Vote by Mail Program.
An Application for Identification Card by an
Elector Who is Permanently Disabled/Affidavit of Attending Physician form must
be completed (also signed by the voter's doctor) and submitted to the Election
Division in order to be enrolled in the program.
Download the Application for Identification Card by an Elector Who is
Permanently Disabled/Affidavit of Attending Physician form.
completed form to:
DU PAGE COUNTY CLERK ELECTION
ATTN: PERMANENTLY DISABLED
PO BOX 1087
WHEATON, IL 60187-1087
Once enrolled in the program, the Election
Division automatically sends an Application for Vote by Mail Ballot by an
Elector who is Permanently Incapacitated form and ballot to the voter for every
election held in the five-year period following enrollment in the program.
Registered Voter Admitted to Hospital, Nursing Home or Rehabilitation Center
Within 14 Days of Election
Any qualified voter who has been admitted to a hospital, nursing home or rehabilitation center due to an illness or physical injury not more than 14 days before an election is entitled to personal delivery of a Vote by Mail ballot in the hospital, nursing home or rehabilitation center.
An Application for Ballot for Qualified Voter Admitted to Hospital, Nursing
Home or Rehabilitation Center Not More Than 14 Days Before an Election form must be completed by the voter and admitting physician, then delivered to the Election Division office by a relative of the voter or a registered voter of the same precinct as voter to receive a Vote by Mail ballot.
- Download the Application for Ballot for Qualified Voter Admitted to Hospital, Nursing Home or Rehabilitation Center form.
- Contact the Election Division for additional information.
U.S. Service and Citizens Overseas Absentee Voting
The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website provides information to U.S. citizens covered by the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA).
U.S. Service and citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside the U.S. may submit a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to receive a Vote by Mail ballot.
It is recommended that U.S. Service and Citizens Overseas submit a FPCA annually in the month of January and whenever there is a mailing address change to insure proper mailing of ballots.
PLEASE NOTE: The FPCA is only for U.S. Service Members, their spouses and dependents and Citizens of the United States residing overseas.
- Follow instructions for completing the online version of the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and to download the form.
- Mail completed form to:
DU PAGE COUNTY CLERK
P O BOX 1087
WHEATON, IL 60187-1087
County Vote By Mail Collection Site/Dropbox Location
The DuPage County Clerk maintains Collection
Site/Dropbox Locations for the return of Vote By Mail Ballots, in accordance
with Illinois law 10 ILCS 5/19-6. A List of the Collection Site/Dropbox
Locations can be found at: Vote By Mail Dropbox Locations (PDF)
Vote by Mail Applications and Links