Voter Registration

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Register online

It's quick and easy! You will need one of the following:

  • Minnesota driver’s license
  • Minnesota identification card number
  • Last four numbers of your Social Security number

Register online at the Minnesota Secretary of State's website.

Register by paper

Download and print forms in English and other languages. Use these forms to register yourself or to register others in a voter registration drive. Applications can be mailed to:

Secretary of State
60 Empire Dr.
Ste 100
St. Paul, MN 55103

Register on election day

To register on Election Day or at an early voting location, bring one of the following:

ID with current name and address

  • Valid MN driver's license, learner's permit, or ID (or a receipt)
  • Tribal ID with name, address, photo, and signature

Photo ID plus a document with your current name and address

  • Approved IDs
    • Driver's license, state ID, or learner's permit
    • U.S. Passport
    • U.S. Military or Veteran ID
    • Tribal ID
    • Minnesota university, college, or technical college ID
    • Minnesota high school ID
  • Approved documents
    • Bill, account, or start-of-service statement due or dated within 30 days of the election
    • Residential lease or rent agreement valid through Election Day
    • Current student fee statement

Registered voter to confirm your address

A registered voter from your precinct can go with you to the polling place to sign an oath confirming your address. A registered voter can vouch for up to eight voters. You cannot vouch for others if someone vouched for you.

College student ID

Colleges and universities send election officials a student housing list. If you are on the list, show your college photo ID to complete your registration.

Valid registration in the precinct

If you are registered in the precinct but changed names or moved within the same precinct, tell the election judge your previous name or address.

Notice of late registration

If you registered to vote within 20 days of the election, you may get a Notice of Late Registration in the mail. Bring it with you and use it as your proof of residence to register.

Staff person of a residential facility

If you live in a residential facility, a staff person can go with you to confirm your address. A staff person can vouch for all eligible voters living in the facility.

Registration and voting requirements

To vote in Shoreview, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • A Shoreview resident 
  • At least 18 years old on Election Day 
  • Resident of Minnesota for 20 days 
  • Finished with all parts of any felony sentence
  • Not legally incompetent 

You will need to register to vote if you have:

  • Never voted before
  • Not voted in the last four years
  • Moved since last voting, or
  • Changed your name since last voting