Register to Vote

You must be a registered voter to cast a ballot.

  • If your registration is up-to-date, you’re ready to vote! – You do not need to show identification.
  • If your registration is out-of-date, or if you have recently moved or changed your name, you will need to re-register.
  • If you have not registered before, you can register now.

Registration takes less than five minutes to complete. To register, you will need to provide your Driver’s Licence number or Alberta Identification Card number. You may also update your registration by contacting us.

Registered electors must be:

Future voters must be: 

Future voters are automatically added to the permanent register upon turning 18.

You may also wish to register to vote in federal elections. To register with Elections Canada, please visit their site.

Alberta’s Register of Electors

Information Collected

The following information is collected during the registration process:

  • Name – First, Middle and Last
  • Address – Residential Address and Mailing Address(if applicable) 
  • Citizenship
  • Birth Date
  • Gender (OPTIONAL) 
  • Telephone number (OPTIONAL) 

Use and Protection of Information

Data from the register of electors is used to produce the list of electors for each electoral division. The list of electors contains only a portion of the information stored in the Register:

  • Name – first, middle and last
  • Address – residential address and mailing address (if applicable)
  • Telephone number (if provided) 

The list of electors is used by election officers at the polls. Electors that are on the list at their current address do not need to provide identification to vote. Access to list information is also available to:

  • Registered political parties
  • Candidates
  • Members of the Legislative Assembly, and
  • Electors who wish to see their information

Elections Alberta commits to protecting the privacy of registered electors. Any information we maintain is for electoral purposes only.

The law further limits how we distribute or use your information. Any information we share is subject to physical and electronic safeguards. We trace persons who attempt to misuse such information. Any misuse of information may result in fines up to $100,000, imprisonment for up to one year, or both.