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Voting and electoral registration

Voting and electoral registration

Registering to vote

How to Register  

If you are

  • age 18+
  • all British, Commonwealth, Irish and other European Union citizens
  • overseas electors - members of HM Forces and their spouses, crown servants employed outside the United    Kingdom
  • European citizens are allowed to vote in European and Local Elections only
  • overseas Electors are allowed to vote in Parliamentary and European Elections only

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Please note: Registering for Council Tax does not automatically register you on the electoral register.

What will I need to register?

Each applicant will be asked to give their:

  • name
  • address
  • nationality
  • date of birth
  • national insurance number.

Student, Service and overseas electors

Find out more information on registering to vote if you are a student, service and overseas elector.

or telephone the Elections Team on 01376 552525.