Restoration of Right to Vote

Individuals seeking restoration of their civil rights, including the right to vote, are encouraged to contact the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office by completing this online form or by calling (804) 692-0104.

  • To be eligible for restoration of civil rights, an individual must have a felony conviction and be free from any term of incarceration and/or supervision resulting from felony conviction(s).
  • The Secretary of the Commonwealth gives priority consideration to individuals who request restoration of their civil rights.
  • The Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office has identified individuals who may meet the Governor’s standards for restoration of rights and those individuals will be considered for possible restoration in the order of when they were released from supervision.


Visit the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website.

Also contact Revive My Vote –  a free, confidential and nonpartisan service that helps Virginians with prior felony convictions restore their voting rights.