City Clerk's Office

November 2, 2021 Nashua Municipal General Election


Tuesday, October 26, 2021, will be the last day that the City Clerk may accept voter registration applications or corrections to the checklist prior to the Municipal Election on November 2, 2021. However, new voters may register at the polls on Election Day. 

Absentee Ballot Applications

Absentee ballot applications for the November 2, 2021 Nashua Municipal General Election may be download and printed by clicking here. You may mail, email, fax or hand-deliver your completed application to the Office of the City Clerk, 229 Main Street, Nashua, NH  03061-2019.  

Concern for COVID-19 remains to be recognized as a disability by the State of New Hampshire for voting purposes. Please select the 5th box under Section II on the absentee ballot application if you are declaring concerns relative to COVID-19 as your reason for not voting in person on Election Day.

If mailing your ballot, affix the proper postage and place it in the mail. Mail-in ballots must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on election day.

Absentee ballots CANNOT be placed in the drop-off box at City Hall, in accordance with State Law.  You may, however, deliver your ballot in hand to the City Clerk's Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday until 5:00 pm on Monday, November 1, 2021.

Absentee ballots cannot be accepted at the City Clerk's Office on election day. If a ballot needs to be dropped off by a delivery agent, he/she should go to the voter's polling location and drop it off with the Ward Clerk. Your delivery agent will be asked to complete a return form and show photo identification in order to deliver your ballot. 

Delivery Agent: The following people are considered to be a delivery agent, per NH RSA 657:17:  

  • The voter’s spouse, parent, sibling, child, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepparent or stepchild; 
  • Nursing home administrator licensed pursuant to RSA 151-A:2, or a nursing home staff member designated in writing by the administrator to deliver ballots; 
  • The residential care facility administrator, or residential care facility staff member designated in writing by the administrator to deliver ballots; 
  • The person* assisting a blind voter or a voter with a disability who has signed a statement on the affidavit envelope acknowledging assistance. *This person cannot deliver more than 4 absentee ballots.

Party Registration

Municipal Elections are non-partisan, so party registration has no bearing on voter eligibility to participate in any municipal elections.    

Voters can track the status of their absentee ballot by visiting the Secretary of State's, State of New Hampshire, Voter Information Look-up Page and selecting the Absentee Ballot 

More information on the Election may be accessed by visiting our Elections' page, including sample ballots.

Dog Licenses

REMINDER: State law requires all dogs must be licensed by June 1st.  Failure to register your dog by then could result in late fees, a Civil Forfeiture fine of $25.00 and related notification costs.

If you no longer have a dog or need more information, please call the city clerk’s office at 589-3010 option 5, or click the icon below to notify us.

Note:  Proof of current rabies vaccination will be required at time of licensing. You may also renew online, by mail or by drop box located at the Elm Street entrance of City Hall. If the dog has been spayed or neutered, and it is not currently on file, the owner or keeper needs to provide the proper documentation in order to receive the discounted rate.   To license your dog by mail, please print off and complete the city’s Mail-in Dog License Application (PDF), and return it to the City Clerk’s Office with the required documentation and fee.  

    Register your dog online.

Please note there is a transaction fee and convenience fee associated with the online service. The cost of a dog license is as follows:

  • Puppy (ages 4-7 months) - $7.50 
  • Spayed or neutered dogs - $7.50
  • Unaltered female or male dogs - $10
  • Senior citizen dog - $3.00 (owner who is 65 years old or older on the first dog only)
  • If you did not license your dog for the 2020-2021 licensing year, you will be responsible for bringing your account current by paying for a license for 2020-2021, as well as late fees ($1.00 per month from June forward) and $7 cost of service fee.  Citizens may verify their dog information on file by emailing or by calling 589-3010, option 5.

Birth, Death or Marriage Certificates

To request a certified copy online, please visit: 

To request a certified copy by mail, you may download the request at

Landlords Provide Notice

  • NH RSA 540 Requires that Certain Landlords Provide Notice of NH Resident Authorized to Accept Service of Legal Proceeding

540:1-b Landlord’s Agent Required

An owner of restricted property, as defined in RSA 540:1-a, shall...within 30 days of becoming the owner or within 30 days of the effective date of this section, whichever occurs later, file a statement with the town or city clerk of the municipality in which the property is located that provides the name, address, and telephone number of a person within the state who is authorized to accept service of process for any legal proceeding brought against the owner relating to the restricted property. Such person authorized to accept service may be the owner of the premises (if a NH resident).

View the law and access Code Enforcement Emergency Information Form (PDF) which may be used to comply with this law in the City of Nashua is available here. Nashua does not charge a fee for this filing.