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Here you can find contact details for getting in touch with us.

Below are some common questions and subjects that people get in touch about.

If your question is not covered below, select 'I need to ask a question'.

I want to register to vote

If you are in England, Scotland or Wales, you can register to vote online at gov.uk/register-to-vote.

If you are in Northern Ireland you should download a registration form from the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland.


I’ve moved house, add me to the register

If you have moved house, you need to register to vote at your new address.

When you do this, you can enter the details of your old address as part of the process. You will then be removed from the electoral register at your old address.

If you are in England, Scotland or Wales, you can register to vote online at gov.uk/register-to-vote.

If you are in Northern Ireland you should download a registration form from the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland.


Can you confirm if I am registered to vote?

To confirm if you're on registered to vote you need to contact your local council.

The electoral register is managed at a local level by your council so they will be able to let you know if you're on the register.

You can find contact details for your local council by entering your postcode on yourvotematters.co.uk.


Political parties, candidates and agents

For information on registering a political party or for any other enquiries about political parties, candidates or agents, please contact the party and election finance advice line:

Tel: 0333 103 1928
Email: pef@electoralcommission.org.uk


Press and media

For press and media enquiries, contact our press office:

Tel: 020 7271 0704
Email: press@electoralcommission.org.uk


I need to ask a question

Use the form below to send us your question.

We receive a large volume of emails. We will respond to you as soon as we can.

Please note, we do not hold the electoral register and cannot add you to the register.

Alternatively you can call us on 020 7271 0500.

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