Guidance and resources for running electoral registration

We have now completed the transition our suite of core guidance for EROs into the new web-based format.

The guidance in its new format can be found here:
Running electoral registration – England
Running electoral registration – Scotland
Running electoral registration – Wales

Our guidance on delivering the annual canvass can be found here:
Delivering the annual canvass - England
Delivering the annual canvass - Scotland
Delivering the annual canvass - Wales

The guidance on this page is no longer being updated and remains available for reference only.

If you have questions about the guidance, please contact your local Commission team.

You can find registration forms and letters for England, Scotland and Wales here


 

Part 2

Registration framework

This part covers:

  • Aspects of electoral registration that are not specifically related to the transition to IER, namely eligibility to vote and roles and responsibilities of the ERO

Part 2: Registration framework (PDF)

Part 3

Canvass

Part 3 of our guidance for Electoral Registration Officers has been replaced by our new guidance:

Delivering the annual canvass - England

Delivering the annual canvass - Scotland

Delivering the annual canvass - Wales

 

 

Part 5

Absent voting

This part covers:

  • Guidance for EROs on managing absent voting applications, lists and records