Volunteer Deputy Registrars help register eligible citizens to vote by distributing, reviewing, and accepting completed voter registration applications. They serve for two-year terms expiring on December 31 of even-numbered years.

Travis County Voter Registration Satellite Office
Our new Travis County Voter Registration Satellite Office is located at 4705 Heflin Ln, Austin, TX 78721 (Map). Our outreach team is available from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday to assist you with questions, supply pick up or application drop off.


Want to Volunteer?

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training

Becoming a Volunteer Deputy Registrar is easy. Attend a one-hour training session held the 1st Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. or the 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Additional classes are added as needed. To reserve a spot in a class near you, visit our Facebook Events

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Qualifications

To be appointed, an individual must be:

  • at least 18 years old;
  • a United States citizen; and
  • a Texas resident

An individual must not have been:

  • determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be (1) totally mentally incapacitated or (2) partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
  • convicted of failing to deliver a voter application to a voter registrar;
  • convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, must have (1) fully discharged the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court, or (2) be pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote;
  • convicted of identity theft under Section 32.51 of the Penal Code

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Duties

Volunteer Deputy Registrars help Travis County citizens register to vote by:

  • providing a voter registration application;
  • assisting in the completion of the application;
  • accepting and reviewing the completed application and giving receipts;
  • informing the applicant that voter registration certificates are mailed within 30 days;
  • submitting the applications in person to our office at 5501 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78751 within 5 calendar days.

Existing Volunteer Deputy Registrars

Conduct a Voter Registration Drive

Volunteer Deputy Registrars are encouraged to conduct voter drives in their neighborhoods, through civic and religious organizations and in the community at large.