Who can register to vote?

You can register to vote if you:

  • Are 17 1/2 years old or older, and will be at least 18 years of age on or before the date of the next election;
  • Are a resident of Kansas City, within Jackson County, and a United States citizen;
  • Are not judicially declared incompetent;
  • Are pardoned, discharged or released from any felony conviction;
  • Have never been convicted of any crime related to voting.


When can I register to vote?

Anytime! Register here

You may register to vote at any time during the business hours listed at the locations below. However, you must register by the fourth Wednesday preceding an election to be eligible to vote in that election. 


View the 2024 Election Calendar for election specific registration deadlines here.


How do I get a copy of my Voter ID Card?

If you need a copy of your voter ID card there are several ways to request one:

  • Call ahead (816-842-4820) to have your voter ID card printed and ready to be picked up during normal office hours of 8 AM - 5 PM at our main office (4407 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. KCMO 64130). Or, if you are unable to come in to pick your card up at the office, we can mail your Voter ID Card to you. 

  • Visit us at our main office (4407 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. KCMO 64130) any time Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 5 PM and we can print a copy of your Voter ID Card for you while you are at the office. 

Please Note: A Voter ID Card is currently NOT an acceptable form of ID for voting.  


How do I update my party affiliation?

While choosing a party affiliation is currently optional in Missouri, voters who would like to select a party affiliation to be recorded on their voter record may do so by completing this form and returning it to their local election authority. 


Where can I register to vote?

  • At the Kansas City Election Board Office
    Kansas City Election Board
    4407 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Kansas City, Missouri 64130
    M-F; 8 am - 5 pm
  • Most Libraries in Kansas City, MO, within Jackson County
  • By Mail
    Click on the link below to download a voter registration form. Follow the directions provided, fill in all the required spaces and be sure to sign the document before mailing it to:
    Kansas City Election Board
    4407 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Kansas City, MO 64130

    Download and print a Missouri Voter Registration Form here

  • You may also register at any of the following permanent voter registration sites:






City Clerk's Office

414 E. 12th St.25th Floor

9am-5pm M-F


Delta Athenaeum

900 E Linwood

4pm-7pm every 2nd Tues. of the month;

10:00am-1:00pm every 3rd Sat. of the month;

5pm-8pm every 3rd Wed. of the month

Kansas City Election Board 30 W Pershing Rd. Lower Level B 8am-5pm M-F 816-842-4820

Kansas City MO Health Department

2400 Troost Ave. Suite 4000

8am-5pm M-F


NAACP Headquarters

1601 E 18th St. #250

9am-5pm M-F


ReStart Inc.

918 E 9th St.  8am-5pm M-F 816-842-1199

The Whole Person

3710 Main St.  8am-5pm M-F 816-561-0304

Blue Ridge Branch Library

9253 Blue Ridge

9am-9pm M-TH;

9am-6pm F;

10am-6pm SAT;

1pm-5pm SUN


L.H. Bluford Branch Library

3050 Prospect Ave. 

9am-8pm M-TH;

9am-5pm FRI-SAT;

11am-5pm SUN


Central Branch Library

14 W 10th St. 

9am-7pm M-W;

9am-5pm TH-SAT;

1pm-5pm SUN


Northeast Branch Library

6000 Wilson Rd.

9am-8pm M-TH;

9am-5pm F-SAT;

1pm-5pm SUN


Plaza Branch Library

4801 Main St. 

9am-9pm M-F;

9am-6pm SAT;

11am-6pm SUN


Red Bridge Branch Library

11140 Locust St. 

9am-9pm M-TH;

9am-6pm F;

10am-6pm SAT;

1pm-5pm SUN


Ruiz Branch Library

2017 W. Pennway St. 

10am-6pm M-W;

10am-5pm TH-F;

10am-2pm SAT;

Closed SUN


Southeast Branch Library

6242 Swope Pkwy.

10am-7pm M-TH;

10am-5pm F;

9am-5pm SAT;

1pm-5pm SUN


Waldo Branch Library

201 E 75th St. 

9am-8pm M-TH;

9am-6PM F;

9am-5pm SAT;

11am-5pm SUN


Westport Branch Library

118 Westport Rd.

10am-6pm M-TH;

10am-5pm F-SAT;

Closed SUN


State Building

615 E 13th St. Rm 11 8am-5pm M-F 816-889-7695

State Building

615 E 13th St. 1st Floor 8am-5pm M-F 816-889-3193

State Building

615 E 13th St. Rm 409 8am-5pm M-F 816-889-2677

State Building

615 E 13th St. Rm G-3 8am-5pm M-F 816-889-2581

Get information on how to become a permanent registration site here


Download and print "A Guide to Voter Registration" here