Register to vote

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


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.

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.

Electoral services

51.372272649137, -0.098952054977417


Electoral Services, The Town Hall, Katharine Street
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Croydon CR9 1DE
United Kingdom