Sunday 19th November 2017
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The quickest and easiest way to register to vote is online. You'll just need your National Insurance number, date of birth and address.

Register to vote

Alternatively you can con​tact electoral services at or call 01582 510380.

What you need to know

To register you must be:

  • 16 years old or over and
  • a citizen of Britain, the Commonwealth, Irish Republic or a European Union member state

Find out more about who can register to vote at Your Vote Matters.

Your Vote Matters 

You need to register because:

  • to vote in elections and referendums you must be on the electoral register
  • you can be fined up to £80 if you don’t register to vote
  • if you’re not on the register, you may find it difficult getting credit for a loan, mortgage or other financial agreement

After you've registered

You’ll get a letter from us within seven to ten days confirming that you’re registered, or asking you for more information.​​​

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