Register to vote

You can vote if you're:

  • 18 or over
  • a British, Commonwealth, Irish and other EU citizen
  • a member of HM Forces or their husband or wife
  • a crown servant employed outside the UK

Please note:

  • European citizens can’t vote in general elections
  • Overseas electors can’t vote in local elections

You’ll need to register if you:

  • are coming up to 18
  • have moved address
  • aren't already registered

Find out more about elections and voting