How to register

Apply to register

Important: you can only vote if you are on a register of electors. You are not automatically registered even if you pay council tax.

In order to register please complete the online registration application, this takes around five minutes and you will need your national insurance number and date of birth before you begin.

If you cannpt find your national insurance number, you can find a lost national insurance number on

If you move house, or if you are not registered for another reason, you can apply to be added through monthly alterations.  When we make monthly alterations to the registers we also delete names and make any changes that are needed.

You can register up to 11 working days before an election. This means that there are different deadlines before elections.