Installation Voting Assistance Office

Installation Voting Assistance Office (IVAO) provides information on voting, how to request absentee ballots, write-in absentee ballots for each state for all military service members, voting-age dependents and also assists federal civil servants with basic voting information. 

Additionally, the IVAO provides information on the Federal Voting Assistance Program and it's associated website which contains the latest up-to-date voting news and information.

Points of Contact:
MCRD San Diego 
Phone: (619) 524-8735, 8736
E-Mail: vote.mcrdsdca@usmc.mil

Official Mailing Address
Commanding General
Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Western Recruiting Region
1600 Henderson Ave Suite 241. (IVA Office)
San Diego, CA 92145

Office hours of operation are: 0730 to 1600.
The IVAO is located in Building 31, second floor suite 241 right beside the Depot Adjutant's Office. 

Unit Voting Assistance Officers (UVAOs) for subordinate MCRD/WRR Commands: 

Headquarters and Service Battalion
(619) 524-1979

12th Marine Corps District
(619) 542-5556.

Recruit Training Regiment
(619) 524-0367

Service members and their families are encouraged to visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website by clicking HERE

The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) administers the federal voting responsibilities of more than six million potential voters: active duty members of the uniformed services as well as several other government agencies with employees working overseas and their voting age dependents. It also assists voting for U.S. citizens residing outside the United States.