How to vote by mail

Your county clerk must have your application by May 21. If they receive your application after May 21, even if it is postmarked before, it will not be counted. So, we suggest applying online or hand-delivering your form to your county clerk’s office.

There are two ways to apply to vote by mail in time:

1. Fill out your application online at This needs to be done by 11:59 PM on May 21. 

2. Download the form to hand-deliver it here. This needs to be done before your county clerk’s office closes on May 21.

You can check the status of your application by visiting “My Voter Portal” on

Looking for step-by-step instructions on applying to vote by mail? 

Watch our 40-second video on how to fill out the online application.
Or check out our video on how to fill out a mail-in application.
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Your county clerk must have your ballot by June 2 at noon. Anything postmarked before June 2, but received after June 2 at noon will not be counted.

To have your ballot counted, you must sign the outer security envelope in the space provided.

-Additional Resources-

For deadlines, instructions, and troubleshooting on registering to vote, applying to vote by mail, and mailing in your ballot take a look at our vote-by-mail flowchart.

¿Hablas español? ¿Quieres votar por correo? Tenemos un diagrama de instrucciones aquí.

Still have questions? Call the Election Division at (317) 232-3939.

Vote-by-mail outreach is funded by our 100%-grassroots backed, Vote-by-Mail Outreach Initiative. You help us make sure every Hoosier has the tools to vote by mail here.

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