Rhode Island

Read Rhode Island's ACP Laws

The most recent version of Rhode Island's ACP law can be accessed here.

Update: Rhode Island recently passed legislation in summer 2022 expanding their program. Once more information is available, the website will be updated.

Visit Rhode Island's ACP Website

The Rhode Island ACP Website is run through the Department of State Elections Division office and can be visited here.

Contact the Rhode Island ACP Office

To contact the Rhode Island ACP Office, you may call (401) 222-2340

Overview of Rhode Island ACP

Who is eligible?

Survivors of domestic abuse are eligible for Rhode Island’s ACP.

Who is covered?

Minor children, dependents, guardians, and other persons living in the household of an eligible applicant are covered by Rhode Island’s ACP.

How does the application process work?

Rhode Island ACP applicants must submit a completed application to: the Elections Division, RI Department of State, 148 W. River Street, Providence, RI 02904. Additionally, applicants must provide evidence of a court-ordered restraining order against another person to prevent domestic violence.

How does the program protect your address information?

Once admitted into Rhode Island’s ACP, a participant is exempt from having their residential address associated with their voter registration information for 4 years.

Sample Application