Registering for voting and organ donation
Applying for voter registration
You may apply to register to vote or to change your voter registration mailing address at any DMV office. Indicate your intentions on the voter registration section of the driver’s license application. To apply to register to vote in Virginia, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Virginia, and be at least 18 years old by the next general election. You must have had your voting rights restored by a circuit court if you have been convicted of a felony or if you have been declared mentally incompetent.
To check your voter registration status , contact your local registrar or the State Board of Elections at 1-800-552-9745 or TDD 1-800-260-3466.
Registering to be an organ donor
If you wish to become an organ/tissue donor, you must be at least 18 years of age. If you are under age 18, you must obtain your parent’s or legal guardian’s written consent.
When you apply for your license or photo ID card, you will be asked if you wish to become an organ, eye and tissue donor. If you decide to become a donor, your choice will be noted on the front of your driver’s license or ID card. The decision to become an organ, eye and tissue donor is yours. Your decision will not affect your driving privileges.