Register to vote
Registering to vote for future elections
Please visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote to register to vote. You will need to enter your national insurance number as you register and you will also need to enter your date of birth.
Who can register to vote?
Anyone who is:
- 16 or over (but you can't vote until you are 18)
- British, Irish Republic, Commonwealth or European Union citizen living in the UK
Why register to vote?
If you don’t register, you can’t vote. You need to be on the electoral register to vote in all UK elections and referendums. Please be aware that you are not automatically registered even if you pay council tax.
Will my details be given to other organisations?
You name and address will not be included on the open register if you opt-out. You can choose to opt-out when you register to vote. If you have already registered, you can remove your details at any time by contacting the elections team at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want to find out more information please visit The Electoral and Open Registers page.
How can I check if I am registered to vote?
Please contact the elections team at email@example.com and we can check for you.
When do I need to register by to appear on the next month's register?
Last date for applications for the next month's Register
|Monday 12 December 2016||Tuesday 20 December 2016|
|Tuesday 10 January 2017||Wednesday 18 January 2017|
|Tuesday 7 February 2017||Wednesday 15 February 2017|
|Friday 10 March 2017||Monday 20 March 2017|
|Thursday 6 April 2017||Tuesday 18 April 2017|
|Wednesday 10 May 2017||Thursday 18 May 2017|
|Friday 9 June 2017||Monday 19 June 2017|
|Monday 10 July 2017||Tuesday 18 July 2017|
|Thursday 10 August 2017||Friday 18 August 2017|
*The determination deadline is when you are added onto the electoral register for voting purposes. If you are interested for credit checking purposes, we send our updated registers to credit reference agencies on the first working day of each month.
Where can I find out more?
Last reviewed: 23 - 06 - 2017