Heading to College? Think you’ll be away from home on November 5th?  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, October 29th, but try to mail or fax your form as soon as possible.  Print the form and mail it to: General Registrar, 12000 Govt Ctr Pkwy, Ste.323 Fairfax,VA 22035-0081

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.

Instructions for applying for an Absentee Ballot

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In-Person Absentee Voting Begins September 20th

If you’re eligible to vote absentee, you may also do it in-person at the Office of Elections (Fairfax County Government Center) and seven other Satellite locations later this year.  Visit the Fairfax County Elections Board website for more information.


Office of Elections, Suite 323, in the Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA  22035

September 20-October 12

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturdays (September 28, October 5, October 12): 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Office Closed On:
Monday, October 14, 2013 (Columbus Day)

October 15-November 2

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturdays (October 19, October 26, November 2): 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Last Day to Vote In-Person:
November 2, 2013


Absentee Satellite locations:

  • Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria
  • Mason Governmental Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale
  • Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Avenue, McLean
  • Mount Vernon Governmental Center, 2511 Parkers Lane, Alexandria
  • North County Human Services Building, 1850 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston
  • Sully Governmental Center, 4900 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly
  • West Springfield Governmental Center, 6140 Rolling Road, Springfield

Satellite Locations Schedule:

September 28, October 5, October 12, October 19, October 26, November 2
Hours:  Saturdays: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

October 15-November 1 (Closed October 14 for Columbus Day)
Hours:  Monday-Friday, 3:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.