Accredited Organisations: submission of additional names

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Please note this form is for organisations who are already accredited, to provide details of additional individuals for accreditation. If you wish to apply for organisational accreditation please click here.


Please note that in order to be accredited as an Electoral Observer in advance of the 5 May polls, you must submit your application by Thursday 14 April.

Whilst we will continue to process all applications received after this date, we are unable to guarantee they will be processed in time for you to observe on 5 May.

What you and your observers need to apply

To add an additional name for accreditation, you will need:

  • your organisation name
  • an email contact for your organisation
  • the names of the people who will be observing for your organisation, as well as a passport style photo and identification

The photo needs to:

  • just include the observer
  • be a headshot, so that it includes their face and shoulders
  • clearly show their face, with their eyes open
  • be taken against a plain background

The identification needs to show the observer's name and age. You can upload their:

  • passport
  • driving licence
  • national identity card
  • Northern Ireland electoral identity card

700KB is the maximum file size for all of the photos and ID. Anything above this cannot be processed.

You can contact us via if any of the observers do not have this form of identification.

Update application: Submit additional names

Last updated: 29 March 2022
Next review: 9 March 2022