You can only vote in elections if your name is on the register.
You can only register to vote if you are a British, Irish, Qualifying Commonwealth or European Union citizen.
Every person must register themselves individually. It is no longer the case that one person can register for everyone who lives at their address.
Registering is simple. Follow these steps:
- Go to GOV.UK using the green button below.
- Fill in your name, address, date of birth and a few other details. You'll also need your National Insurance number, which can be found on your National Insurance card, or in official paperwork such as payslips, or letters about benefits or tax credits.
- Once your details have been checked, we will send you a letter to confirm you have been added to the register of electors.
*You will be redirected to gov.uk.
Rolling Registration update information
We can make changes to the register between January and September. We will update the 2020/2021 register as follows:
|Last date for applications||Date register of electors is updated|
|Friday 11 December 2020||Monday 4 January 2021|
|Friday 8 January 2021||Monday 1 February 2021|
|Friday 5 February 2021||Monday 1 March 2021|
|Wednesday 10 March 2021||Thursday 1 April 2021|
|Monday 12 April 2021||Tuesday 4 May 2021|
|Monday 10 May 2021||Tuesday 1 June 2021|
|Wednesday 9 June 2021||Thursday 1 July 2021|
|Friday 9 July 2021||Monday 2 August 2021|
|Tuesday 10 August 2021||Wednesday 1 September 2021|
You can also contact Electoral Services by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01707 357300 to request an application form.
Please note that registering for other council services does not register you to vote.