If you’re unable to get to the polls on November 6, 2018, then you can vote early by mail or in-person.

In-Person Absentee Voting

Multiple locations will be available. Please look at the schedule below and make a plan to vote! 
At the voting location, fill in the Reason Code that applies to you.

This information is for Fairfax County voters. For other jurisdictions, scroll down.

12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax
Conference Rooms 2/3 (map)

Sept. 21-Oct. 12
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 8am-4:30pm
Thursdays 8am-7pm

Oct. 15-Nov. 3, Mon-Fri 8am-7pm

Saturdays: Oct. 6 thru Nov. 3, 9am-5pm
Closed Monday, Oct. 8 for Columbus Day


October 13-November 3
Monday-Friday 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am -5:00pm


  • Providence Community Center
    3001 Vaden Dr, Fairfax – near Vienna Metro (map)
  • Franconia Governmental Center
    6121 Franconia Rd, Alexandria (map)
  • McLean Governmental Center
    1437 Balls Hill Rd, McLean (map)
  • North County Governmental Center
    1801 Cameron Glen Dr, Reston (map)
  • West Springfield Governmental Center
    6140 Rolling Rd, Springfield (map)
  • Mason Governmental Center
    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale (map)
  • Mount Vernon Governmental Center
    2511 Parkers Ln, Alexandria (map)
  • Sully Governmental Center
    4900 Stonecroft Blvd, Chantilly (map)
  • Lorton Library
    9520 Richmond Hwy, Lorton (map)

Absentee Voting by Mail

If you’re eligible to vote absentee, you may mail in an Absentee Ballot Application.

Click here to apply online for a mail-in absentee ballot(Enter your information and click “I want to apply for absentee voting”)
Click here to download and print the Mail-In Absentee Ballot Application
Spanish Absentee Ballot Application (Formulario de Solicitud de Voto Ausente de Virginia)
Korean Absentee Ballot Application
Vietnamese Absentee Ballot Application

To vote by mail, complete and sign the Application and send it to the Office of Elections.  You can:

After you submit the Application, the ballot will be mailed to you at the address you provide.  The completed ballot must be returned to the Office of Elections by 7pm on Election Night.

For more information about absentee voting, visit the Fairfax County Office of Elections website.

If you need assistance, call (703) 222-0776.

Some reasons you can vote absentee

Use the reason codes on the Absentee Ballot Application.

  • Will you be outside of Fairfax County for any period of time for work, business or others on Nov. 6? Use Code 1C or 1D
  • Are you or your spouse going to school or college outside of Fairfax? Use Code 1A or1B
  • Will you be working and commuting for 11 hours or more between 6am and 7pm on Nov. 6 (even if you never leave Fairfax County)? Use Code 1E
  • Are you disabled or ill, taking care of a disabled or ill family member, or are you pregnant? Use Code 2A, 2B, or 2C
  • Are you a first responder (law enforcement, fire dept., EMT)? Use Code 1F.
  • Will you or your spouse be on active military duty on Nov. 6? Use Code 6A or 6B
  • Will you be temporarily residing outside of the US on Nov. 6? Use Code 6C or 6D


Other Jurisdictions

LOUDOUN COUNTY (Loudoun County 703-777-0380) Early voting in person starts on September 21 – November 2 regular business hours, Saturdays October 27 and November 3: 9am-5pm. Office closed October 8, Columbus Day. Check back at this website for extended hours and further details;

Voter Registration Office
750 Miller Drive, S.E., Suite C,
Leesburg, VA 20175

Cascades Senior Center (directions)
21060 Whitfield Place
Sterling, VA 20165

Dulles South Multipurpose Center (directions)
24950 Riding Center Drive
South Riding, VA 20152

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY (Prince William County, 703-792-6470) Early voting in person starts on September 21 – November 2, regular business hours, Saturdays October 27 and November 3: 9am-5pm. Office closed October 8, Columbus Day. Check back at this website for extended hours and further details;

  • Prince William County Office of Elections, 9250 Lee Ave Ste. 1
  • Woodbridge Department of Motor Vehicles, 2731 Caton Hill Road
  • Prince William County Government – Haymarket Gainesville Community Library, Quiet Room, 14870 Lightner Road


Check directly with your city/county (below) in early September for Early Voting Times and Locations.

FAIRFAX CITY (, 703-385-7890) Sisson House (next to City Hall) 10455 Armstrong St .

ALEXANDRIA CITY (, 703-746-4050) Govt Center 132 N Royal St.

ARLINGTON COUNTY (, 703-228-3456) Courthouse Plaza 2100 Clarendon Blvd.

FALLS CHURCH CITY (, 703-248-5085) City Hall 300 Park Ave.

WINCHESTER (, (540) 545-7910) 107-A N. East Lane Winchester, VA. 22601

CLARKE COUNTY ( 101 Chalmers Court, Berryville

Weekdays starting Sept. 24, regular business hours. Saturdays Oct 27 and Nov 3 8:30am-4:30pm