Register to vote and update your details

Overview

Registering to vote is easy. It only takes five minutes. All you need is your national insurance number.

You only need to register once, unless you change your address, name or nationality.

Register to vote now

Check if you're eligible

You can register to vote at 17 years old in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In Scotland, you can register from 14 years old.

You can register to vote if you are:

  • a UK citizen
  • a qualifying Commonwealth citizen living in the UK
  • an EU citizen living in the UK

Update your details

You'll need to register to vote again if you have:

  • moved
  • changed your name
  • changed your nationality

To update your details, register to vote again

Last updated: 5 August 2019
Next review: 21 July 2020