How to register to vote
You can 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 will need your passport.
If you don’t have internet access you can complete a paper form from Electoral Services - call 020 8726 6300.
Who is eligible to register to vote?
You must be:
- resident at the address where you are registering
- 16 years of age or above (you must be 18 to vote)
- 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.