REGISTER OF ELECTORS
The way you register to vote has changed over the past few years. You must now register yourself individually, which you can do online:
Register to vote now: www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
You will need to provide your national insurance number and date of birth.
To find out what happens to your information, please see the ‘Register to Vote’ privacy notice https://www.registertovote.service.gov.uk/register-to-vote/privacy
Who can register to vote
You can register if:
you are 16+ years old (however you can’t vote until you are 18)
you live in the UK (there are some exceptions for people living abroad) https://www.gov.uk/voting-when-abroad
you are a British or Irish citizen, a Commonwealth citizen or citizen of a European Union member state
Find out more about who can vote the Electoral Commission website, including a full list of qualifying EU Countries, Commonwealth Countries, British Overseas Territories and British Crown Dependencies.
Postal or proxy voting
You need to be registered to vote to be able to use a postal or proxy vote.
If you have moved, you’ll need to re-register to vote.
If you live overseas you can apply to register as an overseas elector.
To check if you are registered you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further details about voting are available on the https://www.gov.uk website.