Absentee Ballots

Absentee Ballot Application Instructions

Once you have printed the Absentee Ballot Application:
Complete all required information on the Application. You must supply your PA Driver’s License number or PennDOT issued Pennsylvania photo identification card (PennDOT photo ID) number in the blocks provided. If you do not have a driver’s license number or PennDOT photo ID number you must supply the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number.

If you do not have either of these types of identification please check the box entitled, I DO NOT have a PA Driver’s License, PennDOT ID # or SS#. You must enclose a photocopy of an acceptable ID. Please see www.VotesPA.com, call 1-877-VotesPA (1-877-868-3772) or contact your county board of elections regarding acceptable ID’s.

Return the Application to your local County Board of Elections. (The address and telephone number for your local County Board of Elections may be found using the County Information Link at www.VotesPA.com.)

Once you have printed the Absentee Ballot Application:
1. Complete all required information on the Application.
2. Return the Application to:
Chester County Voter Services
601 Westtown Road, Suite 150
PO Box 2747
West Chester, PA 19380-0990

Absentee Voting Deadlines Are As Follows:

Applications: The last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot is 5:00PM on the Tuesday
before the election – please note that POSTMARKS DO NOT APPLY and original applications must be received (no facsimiles or emails).

Voted Ballots: All civilian voted ballots must be returned to the County Board of Elections
Office by 5:00PM on the Friday before the election – please note that POSTMARKS DO
NOT APPLY. If hand delivering, only the actual voter may return their ballot.