To register to vote in Philadelphia, you must be:
A citizen of the United States for at least one month before the next election.
A resident of Philadelphia and your election district for at least 30 days before the next election.
At least 18 years of age on or before the day of the next election.
Registration Deadline: Voter Registration Applications must be received by the City Commissioners Office no later than 15 days before the upcoming primary or general election.
Primary Elections: All registered electors are entitled to vote on ballot questions or in special elections held at the same time as primary elections. However, you must be registered in a political party to vote in that party’s primary.