This guidance is for individuals and organisations that campaign in elections but do not stand as political parties or candidates.
Not sure if you're a non-party or third party campaigner?
If you intend to spend more than £10,000 in England, or £5,000 in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland campaigning at the:
UK Parliamentary general election
European Parliamentary elections
Scottish Parliamentary elections
Welsh Assembly elections
Northern Ireland Assembly elections
you must register with us as a recognised third party. We regulate recognised third parties.
|Introduction for non-party campaigners (PDF)||Overview of non-party campaigns (PDF)v||Overview of non-party campaign material (PDF)||Overview of donations to non-party campaigners (PDF)|
|Managing non-party campaign spending (PDF)||Permissibility for non-party campaigners (PDF)|
|PCC elections: Non-party campaigners (PDF)||Hustings events (PDF)||PEF Online: Getting started (PDF)|
What do you want to do?
Form that you need
Notes to explain the form
|Register as a third party campaigner|
|Change your details|
|Renew your third party status|
|Use our online system to register and change your details|
|Complete the spending return|
|Complete the donations return|