To vote in Ferndale, you must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years old by Election Day, and a resident of Ferndale. You can register to vote:
You can register to vote or change your address online, by mail, by drop box, or in person at City Hall.
You can also register in person at other locations like the Oakland County Clerk's office, State of Michigan agency offices (such as MDHHS), and military recruitment centers, but voter forms submitted at these locations must be mailed to Ferndale Elections so they will take longer to be processed.
You can mail your voter registration application to:
300 E. Nine Mile Road
Ferndale, MI 48220-9905
If you mail it to the Oakland County Clerk, it will take longer to process because it will be forwarded to Ferndale Elections.
The City of Ferndale has nine polling locations, each open between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on all election days. Check our Polling Locations page to find out which precinct you are located in.
No, you don’t! You have two options: (1) If you are living away from Ferndale while attending college, you can register to vote in the city or township where you live, and vote there—even if you only live there for part of the year. (2) If you are registered at a permanent address in Ferndale, you can request an absentee ballot and we can mail your ballot to wherever you are—no matter where that is or why you’re there!
View a comprehensive list of the permits you can apply for in Ferndale.