1. The Canadian Federal Election is on Monday, October 19. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Thinkstock Save the date. 2. If you’re a Canadian citizen who is at least 18 years old by election day, and can prove your identity, you can vote.* Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Thinkstock, 2. *There are some restrictions on Canadians living abroad. Get more info here. 3. You also need to be registered to vote. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Faye Kahn / BuzzFeed If you haven't already, you can do that here. It's a quick process, we promise. 4. Next, make sure your address is up to date. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox Searchlight / Via revire.tumblr.com Being a resident of the country is not enough! If you've recently moved for work or school, make sure your listed address is correct. You can check on that here. 5. Then you need to find out what riding you vote in. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via wifflegif.com Check using your postal code here. 6. Students: You can choose to vote in your home riding or your school riding. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Walt Disney Television Animation / Via 90scartoons.tumblr.com Just make sure to update that address. There's no need to spend a weekend with Mom and Dad, but let's be honest: They'd probably like to see you. 7. Remember: You need to show proof of who you are and where you live to vote on election day. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com / Via pulseradio.net That means ID and proof of address. Proof of address includes things like bank statements, cheques from work, or a utility bill. All of them must have your name and address printed on them. Check out the requirements. 8. If your ID does not have your current address, take an oath. Thinkstock This allows someone who knows you to verify your current address. It's called "attesting your address." This person must meet certain requirements listed here. 9. Many Canadians living or studying abroad can vote too.* Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com / Via cineraria.tumblr.com *Under certain circumstances. Get more info here. 10. Dear early birds and overachievers: You can also vote before October 19! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF BuzzFeed It feels great to check something off your list. Learn more about advanced polls. And now you know everything you need to vote! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via agonousdreams.tumblr.com Canada’s federal election is Monday, October 19. View this video on YouTube youtube.com Make sure you’re ready to vote! Find out everything you need to know at elections.ca.