Absentee Voting

Heading to College? Think you’ll be away from home this November?  Please fill out an absentee ballot application form!  You must complete an application before every election you intend to vote absentee. The request must be received in your local voter registration office by 5:oo PM EST on Tuesday, November 1st, but try to mail or fax your form as soon as possible.  Click the big blue button and fill out the form online to ensure legibility. Save and/or print the form and mail it to: Fairfax County Office of Elections, 12000 Govt Ctr Pkwy, Ste.323 Fairfax,VA22035-0081.
To complete the online application for a mail-in Absentee Ballot, visit vote.virginia.gov.

Click to Download Absentee Ballot Application Form

Call the Fairfax County Office of Elections if you need further assistance: (703) 222-0776
For more information about absentee voting visit the Virginia State Board of Elections website.

In-Person Absentee Voting – September 23rd Through November 5th

If you’re eligible to vote absentee, you may also do it in-person at the Office of Elections (Fairfax County Government Center), or at one of the eight Satellite locations until November 5th.  Visit the Fairfax County Elections Board website for more information.
In-Person Absentee Voting at the Office of Elections

  • Where: Fairfax County Government Center
    12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 323, Fairfax, VA 22035
  • When: September 23 through October 14, 2016, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays October 1st through November 5th, 9:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m.
  • NOTE: The Office of Elections will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2016 (Columbus Day)
  • October 17 through November 5, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

In-Person Absentee Voting at Satellite Locations
October 17 through November 4, Monday – Friday, 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.;
Saturdays, October 1 through November 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m.
Closed October 10 for Columbus Day
Where (any of these locations):

  • Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria
  • Mason Governmental Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale
  • McLean Governmental Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean
  • Mount Vernon Governmental Center, 2511 Parkers Lane, Alexandria
  • North County Governmental Center, 1801 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston
  • Sully Governmental Center, 4900 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly
  • West Springfield Governmental Center, 6140 Rolling Road, Springfield
  • NEW! Providence Community Center, 3001 Vaden Drive, Fairfax (walk from Vienna Metro)