Voting Overseas

Take the necessary steps now to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections!

In order to vote in the primaries and the November 3, 2020 general election, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020. Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete an FPCA each year to participate in elections as an overseas absentee voter. Submitting the FPCA allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) (PDF 401 KB) as a backup ballot, if you do not receive your state’s ballot 30 days before the election. Check your state’s voter registration information for further details, including deadlines, as each state’s rules and procedures are different.

You can always receive voting assistance by calling us at +852 2841 2211 or emailing ACSHK@state.gov with your voting questions. If you would like to drop off a completed voting form or ballot, you can do so Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, except on public holidays. Place your ballots in postage-paid return envelopes or in envelopes bearing sufficient domestic U.S. postage, and address them to the relevant local election officials. You can access a template to print out postage pre-paid envelopes here. We will not accept ballots unless they are sealed and in postage paid return envelopes or in envelopes bearing sufficient U.S. postage. The ballot must be also be signed and sealed. Please bring your U.S. passport for entry. Address: 26 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong

Learn more at the Federal Voting Assistance Program’s (FVAP) website, FVAP.gov. If you have any questions about registering to vote overseas, please contact Hong Kong’s Voting Assistance Officer via email (acshk@state.gov) or via telephone (2841-2211) from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except public holidays.

Remember, your vote counts!

Please visit COVID-19 Updates to learn more about your state’s submission guidelines.

How to Submit Ballots/FWABs by State

How to Submit Ballots/FWABs by State