Residing Indefinitely Outside the United States
As a United States citizen that resided in Alaska prior to leaving the United States, you are eligible to register to vote as a federal overseas voter and participate in the election process by absentee ballot for federal elections only.
To obtain the federal overseas absentee by-mail application to register to vote as a federal overseas voter and/or request absentee by-mail ballots for federal races, please email, call or write the Absentee and Petition office at:
Absentee and Petition Office
619 E. Ship Creek Ave., Suite 329
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-1677
Phone: (907) 375-6400
FAX: (907) 677-9943
When contacting this office by mail or email please provide a statement of your status, your full name and one identifier, such as your date of birth, so that this office may research the database file for a previous record.
The above process is intended for United States citizens residing indefinitely outside the United States who were last domiciled in Alaska prior to
leaving the United States.
If you are a member of the Uniformed Services or merchant marine on active duty, an eligible spouse or dependent, visit our Active Military, Merchant Marine, Eligible Spouse or Dependent website for information.
Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)
Applied to receive a by-mail ballot and it has not arrived? As a United States Citizen residing overseas find information on voting the FWAB.
If you are a United States citizen temporarily residing overseas, please visit our Residing Temporarily Outside the United States website for information.