Register to vote

How to register to vote, types of elections and overseas and service electors.

How to register to vote

Register to vote online at GOV.UK. Registering takes around 5 minutes and you will need you National Insurance number. If you're a British citizen living abroad, you need your passport.

The deadline to register to vote at the general election on 4 July 2024 is 11.59pm on Tuesday 18 June 2024.

By post

Download a paper voter registration form from GOV.UK, print and complete and then post to the Electoral Services team at the address below.

Who can vote

You must be:

  • resident at the address where you are registering
  • 18 years of age or above
  • a British, Irish or European Union citizen, or a Commonwealth citizen who has leave to enter or remain in the UK or who does not require such leave

Find out more information regarding registration criteria.

Change of address

If you move or change your address, you must re-register to vote. To re-register visit

If you cannot re-register online, please call us on 0300 373 0575. We will add you to the register provisionally, and send you a registration form by post.

Change of name or nationality

If you need to make a change to your name or nationality, please request to opt out of the open register.

To make any other changes, contact electoral services using the details below. 

Electoral services

51.372272649137, -0.098952054977417


Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Croydon CR0 1EA
United Kingdom