Northern Mariana Islands

23% of 18-29 year olds voted in the U.S. in 2022*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received 60 days prior to the next election.

Check Registration Status

Check your Northern Mariana Islands voter registration status here.



In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen or National, a resident of the Northern Mariana Islands, be 18 by or on the next Election Day, not be serving a sentence for a felony, not have been declared by a court to be of unsound mind, and not be confined to a mental institution.

  • College students have a choice of whether they want to vote in the Northern Mariana Islands or vote in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.


The deadline to register to vote in Northern Mariana Islands for the General Election is September 6, 2024.


Voter Registration Process

There are two methods of registering to vote in Northern Mariana Islands: mail in a printable application or a requested application or in-person at the Commonwealth Election Commission Office or with Election Commissioner.

  • Further voter registration information for the Northern Mariana Islands can be found here.

This page was last updated on August 21, 2023

Questions? Contact us here.

Northern Mariana Islands offers in-person, absentee, and early voting in the 2024 General Election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

Click here to access the Northern Mariana Islands’ absentee ballot application.

  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is October 11, 2024.
  • Completed absentee ballots must be postmarked by or on Election Day in order to be counted.
  • Further absentee voting information for the Northern Mariana Islands is listed here.

Early Voting

The Northern Mariana Islands offers early voting.

  • Early voting begins October 29, 2024 and ends November 4, 2024.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.


Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7am-7pm.

  • Each voter shall be required to show photo ID at the polls in order to receive a ballot; if the voter does not have or refuses to produce photo ID, the voter shall fill out an affidavit.
  • Further Northern Mariana Islands voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on August 21, 2023

Questions? Contact us here.