Register to vote

1. Overview

To vote in an election or referendum, you must be on the electoral register. Everyone who is eligible to vote is responsible for registering themselves.

What you need to register

You'll need to provide certain information in order to register to vote. This includes your:

  • full name
  • address
  • date of birth
  • National Insurance number

If you cannot find your National Insurance number, you can:

If you still cannot find it, or have not been given a National Insurance number yet, you may be able to provide alternative documentary evidence.

Register to vote

You can register online below.

Register to vote online

Electoral register

The Electoral Register is published on an annual basis, with updates published periodically throughout the year. The 2024 Electoral Register was published on 1 December 2023. The 2025 Electoral Register is expected to be published on 2 December 2024.

There are no monthly updates to the register in October and November due to the Annual Canvass.

Registration deadlines for 2023 to 2024

Last date to submit your application Date you'll appear on the register
22 November 2023 1 December 2023
11 December 2023 2 January 2024
10 January 2024 1 February 2024
8 February 2024 1 March 2024
11 March 2024 2 April 2024
16 April 2024 25 April 2024
10 May 2024 3 June 2024
7 June 2024 1 July 2024
10 July 2024 1 August 2024
9 August 2024 2 September 2024

You must have submitted your registration by 18 June 2024 to be able to vote in the general election on Thursday 4 July 2024.

If you're not sure if you're registered, fill in this form:

Am I registered to vote?

Or to request a paper application form, contact the elections office.