How to register to vote
Register to vote online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
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.
Download a paper voter registration form, 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.
- EU citizen European Parliament voter registration form [88.5KB]
- Mencap - guide to registering to vote [2.0MB]