You can register and vote if you:
Are a pretrial detainee, confined in a penal institution awaiting trial on charges of a felony or a misdemeanor.
Were ever convicted of a misdemeanor.
Got released or will get released by the date of the next election from a correctional facility or halfway house. This must be upon completion of the term of incarceration for conviction of a misdemeanor or a felony.
Are on probation or released on parole. This includes parolees who are living in a halfway house.
Are under house arrest (home confinement). If this is you, you can vote no matter your conviction status or the status of the conditions of confinement.
You are NOT eligible to register and vote if you:
Are currently confined in a penal institution for conviction of a felony and will not get released from confinement until after the next election. This is even if you are also incarcerated for one or more misdemeanor offenses.
Are in a halfway house or other alternative correctional facility on pre-release status for conviction of a felony and you will not get released until after the date of the next election.
Got convicted of violating any provision of the Pennsylvania Election Code within the last four years.
When registering to vote, you cannot use a penal institution or a halfway house as your residence address where you live. However, you may use these locations as an address to receive mail.