Address & Name Changes

Address Changes
Keep your address updated to make sure you get your ballot.

Changes Within Yakima County
If you are already registered to vote in Yakima County but you need to update your home or mailing address, contact us:

You may also request to change the address for any of your family or household members.

Within Washington
Did you move to a different county in Washington?  Transfer your registration online or print and mail a paper form to your new county elections department.

Name Changes
We need your new signature, so submitting a new form is required:
  • Visit VoteWA if you've already updated your Washington driver's license or state ID. Your new signature from your license or ID will become your new signature on your voter registration record.
  • Print, sign and mail us a new form (PDF).

Register or update your registration no later than 29 days before an election.

*If you are not currently registered to vote in Washington, you have until 8 days before an election to register in person at our office.

8 day by mail or online
registration and update deadline
In-person registration and update
Primary - August 4, 2020
July 27, 2020
August 4, 2020
General Election - November 3, 2020
Oct 26, 2020
November 3, 2020
February 9, 2021
February 1, 2021
February 9, 2021
April 27, 2021
April 19, 2021
April 27, 2021
Primary - August 3, 2021
July 26, 2021
August 3, 2021
General Election - November 2, 2021
Oct 25, 2021
November 2, 2021

beginning June 2019:

citizens who are not currently registered in Washington may register:
by mail or online - Applications must be received by the County Auditor's Office no later than 8pm on the day of the election.

Individuals already registered to vote in Washington may update their registration no later than 8 pm on the day of the election.
SSB 6021; 2018

Registration deadlines do not apply to military and overseas voters.