To qualify to vote you must

  • be a U.S. Citizen
  • be at least 17 years old, but must be 18 years old by the next election to vote
  • 16 years old may only register in person at the Registrar of Voters Office or at the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles and will not be able to vote until 18 years old
  • not be under an order of imprisonment for conviction of a felony
  • not be under a judgment of full interdiction for mental incompetence or partial interdiction with suspension of voting rights
  • reside in the state parish in which you seek to register

Off probation or parole? You can possibly register or re-register to vote! Bring documents that indicate you are no longer on probation or parole to the Registrar's Office. Office staff members can assist you with the registration process.

Need assistance with reinstatement of voting rights? Call (504) 658-8300 for information.  WE'RE HERE TO HELP!