Ann Harris Bennett
Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar

All Harris County Tax Office locations are closed Friday, May 17, 2024 due to post-storm conditions. All appointments will be rescheduled. Please check back for updates.

Register to Vote

To vote in a Harris County election, you must be registered to vote at least 30 days before the election date. To change your name or address, a completed and signed application is also required.

The Harris County Voter Registration Department serves over 2.5 million registered voters in the nation’s third largest county. Voter registration materials are available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese.

Eligibility for Registration:

    To be eligible for registration as a voter in this state, a person must:
  1. be 18 years of age* or older;
  2. be a United States citizen;
  3. 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;
  4. not have been finally convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, must have:
    1. fully discharged the person’s sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court; or
    2. been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote; and
  5. be a resident of the county in which application for registration is made.

* To be eligible to apply for registration, a person must, on the date the registration application is submitted to the registrar, be at least 17 years and 10 months of age and satisfy the above requirements except for age.

† A person is not considered to have been finally convicted of an offense for which the criminal proceedings are deferred without an adjudication of guilt.

Confirm your Voter Registration Status

You may easily confirm your voter registration status by searching for it on our website or the Texas Secretary of State's website. If you are currently living in Harris County but are registered to vote in another county, you must be registered to vote in Harris County at least 30 days prior to Election Day in order to vote in Harris County.

Where to Register to Vote

Registering to vote is fast and easy! Simply complete a Voter Registration Application and mail the signed application (at least 30 days before the election date) to:
ANN HARRIS BENNETT
Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar
P.O. Box 3527
Houston, Texas 77253-3527

Obtain a Voter Registration Application by these convenient ways:

  1. Visit any Harris County Tax Office location and submit your completed, signed form from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our location can be found here.
  2. Download and print an application in English on the SOS site or download here, Spanish on the SOS site or download here, Vietnamese, or Chinese
  3. Request an application online from the Texas Secretary of State.
  4. Request, via e-mail at voters@tax.hctx.net, and our office will mail a paper application to you. Please provide a mailing address and phone number in your email. (Harris County Tax Office)
  5. Call 713-274-VOTE (8683) to be assisted in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, or Chinese.
  6. You can pick-up an application at your local U.S. Postal office, library, high school, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) site, Texas Health and Human Services Commission and other government offices.
  • Voter Registration Applications

  • English Spanish
  • Vietnamese Chinese
  • Send completed voter registration applications to the address below:

  • Ann Harris Bennett
    Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar
    P.O. Box 3527
    Houston, TX 77253-3527

CONTACT THE HARRIS COUNTY TAX OFFICE
Main Telephone Number:
713-274-8000
Military Help Desk:
713-274- HERO (4376)
Hours:
Downtown and Branch Offices normal hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM through 4:30 PM

Location of Branch Offices:
All branch locations can be found on our homepage
Customer Service E-mail Address:
tax.office@hctx.net (Property tax questions only)
Automobile Title/License:
Ann Harris Bennett Tax Assessor-Collector
P.O. Box 4089 Houston, Texas 77210-4089
Autotdmv@hctx.net

Property Tax Payments:
Ann Harris Bennett Tax Assessor-Collector
P.O. Box 4622 Houston, Texas 77210-4622
Property Tax Correspondence:
Ann Harris Bennett Tax Assessor-Collector
P.O. Box 4663 Houston, Texas 77210-4663

Open Government

In our commitment to open government, we invite open records requests in writing. Click here to access an Open Records Request form.
Once you have completed the form listing the requested information, you may mail it to:
Harris County Tax Office,
P.O. Box 2109.
Houston, Texas 77210-2109.

Please do not include open records requests with any other Tax Office correspondence.