Registering to Vote

How to Register to Vote

You can register to vote using this Voter Registration Form (PDF Fillable)

The last day to register in any manner other than in person with the local clerk is the 15th day before the election day. 

After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency (MCL 168.492) at the Clerk's Office at the following times:

  • Regular business hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday before the election from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


To register to vote, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 17.5 years old (18 when you vote)
  • A resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote for at least 30 days (when you vote)
  • Not currently serving a sentence in jail or prison
  • If you move, you must re-register at your new address 

 Temporarily outside the U.S., please visit the secretary of state’s Election Department's "MOVE Act" page. 

If you have any questions, contact the Clerk's Office by phone at 586-447-3303 or by email, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.