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How to add your name to the annual census

How to add your name to the annual census

To add your information to the City of Boston's Annual Resident Listing, you have two options:

Step
1

Before you get started

Each year, the City is required by state law to conduct a census of all residents 17 years of age or older. We use the information to protect your voting rights and provide better City services.

You must be 17 years of age or older to fill out a form. With our online form, you can only add information for one person at a time. Please make sure your information is accurate.

PLEASE NOTE:
  • By not responding to the Annual Census, a person's voter status will be changed to INACTIVE. By responding to the Annual Census, a voter's status will remain ACTIVE.
  • Completing the online does not register you to vote. You can learn how to register to vote, or call 617-635-3767 for more information.
Step
2

Complete the online form

Please fill and submit our Annual Resident Listing form. In the online form, we require you to fill out some fields to process your application The online form is also available in a couple of different languages:

Step
1

Before you get started

Each year, the City is required by state law to conduct a census of all residents 17 years of age or older. We use the information to protect your voting rights and provide better City services.

You must be 17 years of age or older to fill out a form. Please make sure your information is accurate.

PLEASE NOTE:
  • By not responding to the Annual Census, a person's voter status will be changed to INACTIVE. By responding to the Annual Census, a voter's status will remain ACTIVE.
  • Completing the online does not register you to vote. You can learn how to register to vote, or call 617-635-3767 for more information.
Step
2

Get your info together

Print out and complete the Annual Resident Listing Form. Please remember to fill out all sections of the form.

Step
3

Mail your form to us

Elections Department
1 City Hall Square, Room 241
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Contact:
Elections
617-635-8683
1 City Hall Square, Room 241
Boston, MA 02201
United States