Elections in your area Share this page: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Print this page You are in the Voting and elections section Home Voting and elections Enter your postcode Enter your postcode to find contact details for the electoral services team at your local council and polling station details Enter a postcode Submit Postcode Related content Register to vote All you need to register to vote is 5 minutes and your National Insurance number. Make sure you register to vote before the deadline for the elections in May. Apply to vote by post Can't get to the polling station on polling day? Apply to vote by post by downloading and completing the application form. Apply to vote by proxy Can't get to the polling station on polling day? Ask a trusted person to vote on your behalf and apply for a proxy vote. Voter ID requirement From 4 May 2023, voters in England will need to show photo ID to vote at polling stations in some elections.