Register to vote in Great Britain

Find out about registering to vote and voting in Great Britain.

If you want to have your say at an election in Great Britain, you must be registered to vote.

Elections on Thursday 4 May 2017

If you’re not already on the electoral roll, you need to register to vote by:

  • Midnight on Thursday 13 April to vote at elections in England and Wales
  • Midnight on Monday 17 April to vote at elections in Scotland

You can register to vote online at gov.uk/register-to-vote.


How do I check if I'm registered to vote?

Every local authority holds the electoral register for their own area. There is no online electoral roll.

To check if you are registered to vote, you will need to contact your local electoral registration office.

Find your local registration office

Enter your postcode to find contact and address details for your local electoral registration office.