Moving Home? Don’t Lose your Vote

You need to register to vote every time you move home

How do I register?

  1. Go to
  2. Follow the prompts to fill in your name, address, date of birth and a few other details. You will also need your National Insurance number, which can be found on your payslip or letters about benefits or tax.
  3. We will send you a letter confirming you are on the electoral register – many people find this useful when applying for credit, parking permits, etc.

If you don’t have access to the internet you can contact us using the details below  - we will be pleased to send you a paper form.

Why should I register?

You need to register in order to be able to vote in elections and referendums.

  • Everyone is responsible for registering themselves.
  • If you are not registered, you won’t have a say in who represents you.
  • Being registered can improve your credit score.
  • You may be liable for a fine of up to £80 if you do not register to vote.

Am I eligible to register?

You are eligible to register to vote in elections in the UK if you are aged 16 or over and:

  • A British, Irish or EU citizen
  • A Commonwealth citizen with leave to enter or remain in the UK
  • A Commonwealth citizen otherwise entitled to enter the UK

You cannot vote until you reach the age of 18.