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How to register

How to register

If you have recently moved or if you are not registered at the moment, you can now register to vote online in as little as three minutes. You will need your National Insurance number, date of birth and full address to register.

If you cannot register online, please phone 0300 123 2224 so that a registration form can be sent out or further help provided.

Your form will be checked and sent to us. If your details match with the government records, we will confirm by post.

If your details do not match, we will ask you for ID such as a copy of your passport, driving licence or other documents.

You will only need to re-register if you move house or change your name – you can do this online with the new details.

You must confirm your details during our annual canvass. A form will be sent to every property listing everyone registered to vote. You can add new names or remove old information.

You can register if you are:

  • 17 or over. You cannot vote until you are 18
  • a British, Irish Republic or Commonwealth citizen, a citizen of a European Union country living in the UK or a citizen of the Channel Islands or Isle of Man living in the UK

Last reviewed: February 19, 2024 by Jenny

Next review due: August 19, 2024

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