The U.S. General Election will be held on November 6, 2018. Make your vote count!
The Federal Voting Assistance Program provides absentee voting resources at www.FVAP.gov.
Complete your ballot carefully, legibly, and as early as possible. Make sure to return it to local election officials in time to meet your state’s deadline.
Overseas voters have a number of options for returning completed ballots:
- Email, Internet, or Fax – Some states permit electronic transmission of completed ballots.
- Local Mail or Courier Service – You can return your ballot using local mail with appropriate international postage. If time is short, you can also use professional courier services such as FedEx, DHL, or UPS at your own expense.
- U.S. Embassy Diplomatic Pouch – You or another person can drop off your completed ballot at a U.S. diplomatic post. Your ballot must be addressed to your local election officials and have sufficient U.S. postage, or be in a postage-paid envelope (available at www.FVAP.gov). Please drop off your ballot by October 15 to ensure sufficient time for delivery.
Jakarta: Drop off your ballot at the guard booth outside the Embassy Visitor Entrance at any time.
Surabaya: Bring the ballot to the consular entrance on workdays between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Bali: Drop your ballot on weekdays at the U.S. Consular Agency between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.