Overseas and Military Voting

Am I eligible to vote as an Overseas/Military Voter?

In order to vote in U.S. elections you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States on the date of the election you wish to vote in.
  • Be 18 years old on the day of the election.

In order to vote using a federal ballot you must:

  • Be an active duty member of the U.S. Uniformed Services, Merchant Marine or Activated National Guard.
  • A family member (spouse or dependent).
  • A U.S. citizen residing outside of the U.S.


For more instructions please refer to the New Jersey Guidelines for Military and Overseas Civilian Voters.

If you are eligible to vote based on the criteria above, please fill out the Federal Post Card Application(PDF, 185KB) and submit in one of the following ways:


Mail To:

Morris County Clerk’s Office
Elections Department
PO Box 315
Morristown, NJ 07963-0315

UPS, FedEx, or a Similar Service

Address to:

Morris County Clerk’s Office
Elections Department
10 Court Street, 1st Floor
Morristown, NJ 07960

Email or Fax

Email applications to: [email protected]. Please make sure to sign the completed application before scanning and emailing or it will not be accepted.

Fax applications to: 973-285-5233

*Important Notes for Emailing Applications*

  • Use of the email submission procedure requires not only a computer, but also a printer and scanner. The application must be submitted as a PDF.
  • If you are not already registered to vote, you must send the original hard copy of the application if it has been submitted by fax or email.
  • Do not submit a Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) unless you have already submitted the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) prior to the election deadline and only if you have yet to receive a ballot in time to meet the State's deadlines.
  • Do not return your voted ballot to the above e-mail address. It will not be counted if improperly returned. Instructions on how to submit it will be included when your requested ballot is sent to you.