On this page you can find the answers to frequently asked questions about registering and voting as an overseas voter.
When does the 15-year overseas voter period begin?
It does not matter where a British citizen was born.
If you were a resident at an address in the UK at some point within the past 15 years and your parent or guardian was registered to vote at that address, you can register to vote as an overseas voter.
British citizens who are employees of British organisations overseas (other than HM Forces, the British Council or as a Crown Servant) can register to vote as an overseas voter.